Issue : 14 December 2016
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Onto the next challengeSubscription
We talk to Rajvinder (Raj) Mashiana, an oncology nurse who thrives on a challenge, whether it be building a ground-breaking new cancer wing or working in for a non-profit organisation in Ethiopia.
'I didn't go into nursing to win awards'Subscription
We talk to June Thompson, a Nursing Times Award winner, about her legacy in continence care.
Steve Ford takes a look back over a year of major developments in nursing, from bursary cuts and staffing concerns to nursing associates and apprenticeships.
Can you advise this student nurse?
I applied to study mental health nursing at the University of Derby through clearing. However, my initial phone call did not secure an interview
Florence Bawak, a dementia matron at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, usually starts her day at 7am with memory assessments.
After a diagnosis of cancer, patients can be left with lots of questions or concerns about clinical care or treatment options to questions about how other aspects of their lives might be affected. That’s where a Holistic Needs assessment (HNA) can help.
Macmillan’s specialist financial guides can help people evaluate their options and make the most of their retirement savings, whether they have a state, personal or company pension.
An open love letter to the nursing professionSubscription
Three months ago I moved to London, temporarily. I’m from the United States (before you stop reading this, no, I didn’t vote for Trump) and I’ve spent the term studying abroad in the United Kingdom.
It’s certainly an attractive idea on first mention, which is presumably why Jeremy Hunt announced a new policy on it last month. But is it merely an example of something that sounds good?