Issue : 19 October 2016
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When Jenica Leah’s classmates asked her what she’d been up to over the summer holidays, they received an unexpected response.
Trusts with the best and worst nurse retention rates are to be targeted by NHS Improvement in a new programme to reduce high rates of turnover, its most senior nurses have told Nursing Times.
Brexit could offer the government an opportunity to reform professional regulators, the health secretary has said.
A leading tissue viability nurse hopes that plans to develop an electronic tool for recording pressure ulcers for wider use across the NHS could transform the quality of data and aid efforts to improve prevention and treatment.
Nurse receives award for helping combat veteransSubscription
A mental health nurse in Northumberland has been awarded a prestigious prize for his innovative approach to supporting ex-service personnel with substance misuse issues.
Scotland is to become the latest country in the UK to pilot a nurse-led model of community care from the Netherlands, with early discussions taking place at one if its health boards on how the prototype can be adapted.
Nurses are three times more likely to have experienced domestic abuse in the last year than the average person, according to research for a nursing charity.
Negotiations underway on Agenda for Change contract Subscription
The government is having “constructive” negotiations with NHS staff unions, with a view to reforming the Agenda for Change contract framework, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Nurses and midwives should not have to face the trauma of disciplinary proceedings alone, says a group of Scottish lawyers keen to tackle perceptions their services “cost an arm and a leg”.
All emergency departments need to think about the best way to deploy new advanced nursing roles to meet future demand, says the director of nursing at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.