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
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Ward sister, Gemma Lilley, shares with us the strategies that have led to the number of falls on her ward being halved
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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
Nurse consultant, Irene Dunkley, has seen gastroenterology nursing develop over her 20 years in the field. She attributes these improvements in patient care to strong, motivational leadership and hard work
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We should free nursing staff to care for patients and open up management roles to people from other professions, says Klaudiusz Nowicki, a charge nurse at the Fulbrook Centre Oxford.
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Many conferences which purport to tackle student mental health issues are more concerned with making money than helping those in higher education
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So much work goes into dissertations that many are worth publishing. Don’t hide your ideas away, says staff nurse Katie Burns
People who know me will know I’ve spent a great deal of my career talking about evidence-based practice and developing cultures in which turning knowledge into action is easy.
Dr Anant Sachdev highly values the HCAs he works with at a GP practice, however one HCA’s actions and initiative led to a patient receiving care that went above and beyond the call of duty