Issue : 2 November 2016
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All GP surgeries in Northern Ireland will have a named district nurse and health visitor by Spring next year, under a new 10-year vision for health and social care.
’This book would definitely benefit student nurses, but I also think for newly qualified registrants, this book would be a handy guide to understand how different organisations work and where their role fits in to such a huge team.’
Palliative care in nursing and healthcareSubscription
’This book is aimed at student nurses and student allied health professionals’
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - second editionSubscription
’ It could certainly be recommended to patients and their relations who have encountered life limiting or life changing events in their lives.’
Before and After Cancer TreatmentSubscription
’This book would be sutiable to all nursing and medical staff who will at some point look after a cancer patient in varying stages of their diseaser’
It seems as if there is an awareness day for everything now. My favourite, which is coincidentally on my birthday, is National Lumpy Rug Awareness Day. However, this blog is about a day that is close to my heart: World Suicide Prevention Day, which this year was on 10 September.
A simple question about a resident’s picture gave Rachel new understanding of her resident’s life and helped her learn how to support his wife and family.
’This book would have a broad appeal to anyone who has questioned their own confidence (or even over confidence) at any time and would like some positive actions to do something about it.’
’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.’
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.