Issue : 2 September 2015
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A study published in the medical journal Nature has provoked media coverage. The study speculated that it might be possible to transmit Alzheimer’s disease during certain surgical procedures.
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My primary emotions when stepping onto the ward of a new placement are curiosity and tension as I wonder if I will live up to expectations of my peers.
These four individuals will be representing their own branches of nursing, working together to explore the ups and downs nurse training and to challenge negativity towards the profession
On the first day of her course, Mandy pledged to ‘inspire those who have lost hope’. Reflecting on this promise helps her remain focused on becoming the nurse she wants to be.
As the end of her second year approaches, Hazel realises that she’s learnt far more than academic lessons during her course.
Healthcare professionals are failing to investigate psychological disorders beyond postnatal depression in mothers leaving them feeling “alienated” and “discounted”, a study has found.
Nurses and midwives are being encouraged to take part in NHS England’s national maternity review via a newly-launched online survey.
Ten trusts along with NHS Employers have written to home secretary Theresa May urging her to take action over immigration rules which organisations have claimed are preventing them from recruiting the nurses they need this winter.
A mental health trust based in Liverpool has launched a “zero suicide” strategy in a bid to eliminate suicide of patients under its care.
As a teacher of foreign languages, Helen frequently comes across opinions about English language testing for nurses that seem to be formed from very little information