Issue : 2 November 2016
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In the news this week: 29 October 2016Subscription
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has revealed the government is having “constructive” negotiations with unions about reforms to the NHS Agenda for Change contract framework which affects one million staff.
This new booklet is for people who have had treatment for head and neck cancer and who are experiencing side effects after treatment has ended.
“Male contraceptive injection ‘96% effective’,” ITV News reports.
The nursing profession needs to regain control of the research agenda, otherwise it risks becoming subordinated to the interests of academic institutions
Improving student nurse skills with simulationSubscription
Student nurses at the University of Bradford experienced the responsibilities of qualified nurses through simulation of challenging clinical situations
Avoiding pressure ulcers from plaster castsSubscription
An acute trust has taken economic and simple measures to eliminate device-related pressure ulcers
'Brexit: no matter which way we voted, as nurses we only want what's best for those we care about'Subscription
One of the reasons I was asked to become the Student Affairs Editor was because it is my belief that it’s impossible to practice as a professional without understanding the wider social and political issues affecting our work.
'We do work with pencils and paint, but learning disability nursing is still misrepresented'Subscription
People with learning disabilities and learning disability nurses; are they as misunderstood as one other?
Macmillan’s web directory of resources for people affected by cancer has been reorganised. It is now updated daily and features nearly 2,000 publications and multimedia resources.
’This is a must for both the registered and student nurse. These needs to be kept on a shelf for all practitioners to use as guide at all times when caring for the child or young person.’