Issue : 13 May 2015
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How does nurse training in the US compare to the UK? Jennifer Bell, a student at Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee, gives us an insight
I am not normally a big fan of the awareness days and weeks that seem to exist for everything and anything. But for me, the following event is different, because the issue it highlights is so fundamental, not just to nurses but to all of us – namely end of life care.
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Poem by Crystal Wilson, third year student nurse at Canterbury Christ Church University
“Eating little and often – like Jennifer Aniston – could help dieters achieve a healthy weight loss,” reports the Mirror.
Practice nurses are expected to keep their jobs and may benefit from enhanced support following the emergency transfer of some GP services in Derbyshire to a local hospital trust.
Learnings from Practice Nurse cancer course – Rebecca Billingsley, Macmillan Primary Nurse Facilitator Solihull
As more people live beyond a cancer diagnosis and treatment, more are living with the late effects of cancer and/or treatment, and at the end of primary treatment patients often report feeling ‘abandoned’.
The Mail Online hails a “breakthrough in treating high blood pressure”, saying scientists have discovered how the body regulates it, which could “slash risk of heart attacks and stroke”.
Marlene was surprised to her about a student being told to watch how she speaks to staff of higher grades. Does this reflect an old-fashioned attitude to nursing hierarchies?
A third of young people do not know why Florence Nightingale is a celebrated figure, according to a new opinion poll that gathered views from the general public about the nursing profession.
So who did you vote for? As the NHS promise auction unfolded, I smiled as each fantasy unravelled.