Issue : 18 January 2011
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The Health Foundation, like many other commissioners of and commentators on leadership, has been looking at leadership throughout the workforce.
I trained as a mental health nurse in the 1980s, which means I am very good at table tennis but I couldn’t put a drip up if you gave me a drip erection kit and a set of instructions.
Legislation to scrap primary care trusts and strategic health authorities and hand around £80bn of NHS funds to GPs has been laid before Parliament.
I trained as a mental health nurse in the 1980s, which means I am very good at table tennis but I couldn’t put a drip up if you gave me a drip erection kit and a set of instructions. I am not very good at anatomy and physiology either, although I know an ear when I see one.
We talk to the head of the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London, Anne Marie Rafferty, who has been a nurse for almost 30 years.
'I had to think differently about nursing'Subscription
Nadia Chambers is the national coach for QIPP, where she influences many nurses. But her work is still inspired by her original desire to care for patients
Nurses to sit on commissioning cluster boardsSubscription
Primary care trust clusters will be forced to have a nurse on their boards, but no decision has yet been made about the role of the chief nurse on the National Commissioning Board.
Community nurses in Derbyshire are being parachuted into different areas - including management - as a “fresh pair of eyes” to improve services.
Cancer posts rely on charitySubscription
The government is relying on charitable funding to achieve its ambition for one to one care for cancer patients, Nursing Times can reveal. Do you think we need a new national cancer strategy?
The director of the National Patient Safety Agency has issued a stark warning about the impact cuts in nursing posts will have on patient safety.