Issue : 18 May 2016
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Better staffing levels have contributed to an improved critical care rating being awarded to Basildon Hospital by the Care Quality Commission.
Student nurses lobby MPs over bursary reformsSubscription
Student nurses and midwives from across the country are to gather at Westminster in London today to lobby members of parliament over the government’s plans to remove bursaries next year.
Fieldworking from homeSubscription
Sirjana Devkota’s research in Nepal showed her how important hands-on experience can be
Dementia ‘pub’ and café open in Lancashire trustSubscription
A mock pub complete with beer pumps and a dartboard has been created by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust to help patients with dementia feel at home and boost their wellbeing.
Young women who survive cancer are not getting enough information about their fertility and options for having children, a US study has suggested.
’It will help you get the most out of your team and you also can help your team develop their careers.’
Southampton nurses attain neonatal quality markSubscription
The neonatal intensive care unit at Southampton’s Princess Anne Hospital has become the first in the UK to be honoured by the charity Bliss for its family-friendly neonatal care.
Lancashire hospitals praised for progress by CQCSubscription
An NHS trust that was among the first cohort placed in special measures has had both its main hospital sites rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission.
Expert children’s nurses have highlighted wide variations in services and standards for children with complex health needs as the ground-breaking charity nursing scheme celebrates its 10th anniversary.
“Magic mushrooms ‘promising’ in depression,” BBC News reports. Magic mushrooms is an umbrella term for fungi that contain psilocybin, a psychoactive substance that can cause intense LSD-like hallucinations, as well as reported feelings of euphoria and “spiritual insight”.