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Issue : 2 November 2016

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  • rural community district nurse

    Named community nurses for Northern Irish practicesSubscription

    News2 November, 2016

    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.

  • leadership

    Leadership, Management & Team Working in Nursing - 2nd editionSubscription

    Book review1 November, 2016

    ’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

    Palliative care in nursing and healthcareSubscription

    Book review1 November, 2016

    ’This book is aimed at student nurses and student allied health professionals’

  • cognitive behaviour therapy

    Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - second editionSubscription

    Book review1 November, 2016

    ’ 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

    Before and After Cancer TreatmentSubscription

    Book review1 November, 2016

    ’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’

  • 'Suicide prevention: we must work hard to communicate and connect with people at risk''

    'Suicide prevention: we must work hard to communicate and connect with people at risk'Subscription

    Opinion1 November, 2016

    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.

  • Elderly care

    'As care home nurses, we must never forget we are custodians of another life'

    Features31 October, 2016

    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. 

  • real confidence

    Real ConfidenceSubscription

    Book review31 October, 2016

    ’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.’

  • oxford handbook of childrens and young peoples nursing

    Oxford Handbook of Children’s and Young People’s Nursing - 2 editionSubscription

    Book review31 October, 2016

    ’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.’

  • cancer guide

    Updated web directory of cancer resources

    News31 October, 2016

    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.