Issue : 19 November 2014
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The decision to put my children into full time child care so that I could pursue my ambition to train to be a children’s nurse was one of the toughest I have ever made.
After Halloween and Bonfire Night, we have the return of another, much less welcome, winter tradition: the norovirus. Or, as The Times reports, “Tis the season for winter vomiting bug”
Hundreds of nurses and healthcare assistants at a world famous children’s hospital have been told they must each work an extra shift after they were accidentally paid for unworked hours.
We asked you to send us a picture of an item that you associate with your nursing career and tell us why.
I don’t watch Strictly Come Dancing. To be honest I don’t think I would watch a dance programme that had proper dancers in it, so with one featuring former weather forecasters, an ex-drummer and half the cast of Hollyoaks, it just seems as though the BBC is being a bit sarcastic.
On 13 November, the 2014 Macmillan Excellence Awards celebrated Macmillan professionals who’ve exceeded the highest standards expected of them.
Patient care is suffering as a result of cancer capacity challenges in the NHS, according to a small survey of nurses sponsored by a pharma company.
Regulators have welcomed improvements in the quality of services provided by Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust.
Unions representing nurses and other NHS staff in Wales have accepted a pay deal from the Welsh Government, which will see the majority of workers receive a 1% pay increase in 2015.
A vigil to highlight the “plight” of the NHS will be held in the evening of November 20, the day before the second reading of a private member’s bill aimed at “rolling back” privatisation.