Issue : 11 December 2013
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Heather Henry looks into the future of primary and community settings
The importance of staying independentSubscription
Sometimes patients are the experts who need to be listened to, suggests David Foster
Making every contact countSubscription
David Foster has a confession to make: He’s changed his mind, and it’s so obvious it’s painful!
Behind the smile: living with dementiaSubscription
Norman McNamara, who has been living with dementia for six years, gives an insight into how this feels
The Eden Alternative and the 6CsSubscription
Compassion in practice is what matters, not the model through which this is achieved, argues David Foster
The reforms are considered by many to be a guise for the privatisation of our health service, says Kathryn Anderson
Having a complaint voiced about your clinical care can be devastating, says Malisa Pierri
First week on the wardsSubscription
It’s December, the end of the calendar year, and I’m nine months into my degree. I’m also at the end of my very first week working on a ward as a student nurse, as opposed to nursing assistant, and it has been absolutely incredible.
Ground-breaking work to improve the care of critically ill patients has resulted in national recognition for a senior nurse at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
New nurse role aims to boost epilepsy servicesSubscription
Juliet Ashton has been appointed as the first ever national commissioning nurse for epilepsy.