It’s our time…Subscription
In any line of work it is easy to feel demotivated when you are overstretched, over worked, undervalued and underpaid. Nursing really ticks all these boxes at the moment and I think a lot of us believe we are at an all-time low right now, explains Helen Smith.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute will be hosting ‘An Evening with Stephen McGann’ at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London. He will speak about his life, his family, his role as Dr Turner and his passion for healthcare, explains the QNI’s Matthew Bradby.
From healthcare professional to patientSubscription
In 2005 Rachel Jury set off to university to begin a BSc degree in radiotherapy and oncology. She was full of excitement for the adventure ahead, fulfilling a life-long ambition to qualify as a therapy radiographer. But life had other ideas…
Verbal aggression, the patient and the nurseSubscription
Nursing Times reader Linda Smith talks about dealing with verbal aggression in the workplace.
What is midwifery?Subscription
In her last blog as midwifery student editor, Anna Merrick, looks at how midwifery is presented to the general public and questions how assumptions can be challenged
Simulation in health care has become more popular within nurse education and is increasingly used to teach and assess clinical skill acquisition, explains Kyle Charnley.
Qualifying as a nurse is always going to be a nerve-wracking time, but when Jodi Shaw started to needlessly doubt herself, her anxiety became a problem that affected every part of her life
Discovering the Safewards Model has helped mental health nurse, Helen Croft, and her colleagues create an ‘air of positivity’ in their service by helping patients and staff understand each other better
How do you achieve a 50% reduction in falls?Subscription
Ward sister, Gemma Lilley, shares with us the strategies that have led to the number of falls on her ward being halved
'What role can nurses play in non-formal care?'Subscription
Reflecting on her own mum’s care, Liz Deutsch realises that the role nurses can play in improving an older person’s quality of life is further reaching than it appears at first glance