Issue : 14 October 2015
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The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to go full steam ahead with revalidation, despite England not stating it is ready for implementation, is a brave one.
'The time between cardiac arrest and defibrillation is critical - AEDs are such a simple solution'Subscription
Nursing student Jessica Ross is on a campaign to install defibrillators in remote locations
We talk to Sam Matthews, a newly qualified staff nurse at University Hospital of North Staffordshire
'Let’s hope common sense is contagious'Subscription
The nursing profession had some happy news last week.
Nurses in the social care sector are facing many challenges: perceived cultural differences between nurses in different sectors and the NHS; dominance of NHS leadership in nursing; a falling supply of nurses, resulting in all sectors fishing in a rapidly reducing pond; poor utilisation of social care as a rich placement opportunity for students; and little understanding of enriched career opportunities for these nurses.
Counting the number of moles found on an arm could be a “very useful tool” for primary care clinicians to determine the number of moles on the entire body and therefore risk of skin cancer.
Call for nurses to play 'key' part in commissioning Subscription
Nurses have the “experience and opportunity” to play an important role in the commissioning of future models of care that are more centred round the needs of the patient.
Pick your next career moveSubscription
Nursing Times’ first careers event will offer a wealth of opportunities for those looking for a new role in nursing
We talk to Janet Kellett, Roald Dahl children’s epilepsy nurse specialist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, who has been a nurse for 32 years.
Good Hope Hospital in Birmingham has launched a new booklet designed to improve care for patients with dementia during their hospital stay.