Issue : 2 February 2010
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A degree should be an aspiration for nurses, rather than an entry requirement, shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has told Nursing Times.
Nursing staff at the only foundation trust outside of Agenda for Change are set to receive a smaller salary increase than other nurses for the first time, Nursing Times has learnt.
The NMC is here to protect patients - but it also wants to build bridges with nurses. Charlotte Santry meets chief executive Dickon Weir-Hughes.
Adopting the World Health Organization’s safer surgery checklist could help improve nurse retention, a prominent US surgeon has told Nursing Times.
Call to expand cancer remit for practice nursesSubscription
The role of practice nurses should be expanded to provide routine support and follow up to cancer survivors, according to one of the country’s leading GPs.
Efforts to cut costs in the NHS will require a significant extension of nurse prescribing, one of the NHS quality and productivity leads has said.
All hospital nurses must receive mandatory training in the prevention of venous thromboembolism, senior nurse specialists have warned.
Weaning from mechanical ventilation is physically and psychologically demanding for patients, and requires nurses with expertise who can give continuity of care
Reporting poor practice is a professional and moral obligation for nurses, yet they do not always do so. This article explores possible reasons for this failure
How to ensure patient observations lead to effective management of patients with bradycardia Subscription
Bradycardia can be an indication of life threatening heart block or impending asystole. It is vital that nurses can detect and respond to this clinical sign