Issue : 20 August 2014
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60 seconds with... Bernie CarterSubscription
We talk to Bernie Carter, professor of children’s nursing at the University of Central Lancashire and Alder Hey Children’s Foundation Trust, and clinical professor at the University of Tasmania, who has been a nurse for 37 years.
Gaining influence in the boardroomSubscription
If people can visualise your ideas, they are more likely to be taken on
Improving the general health and lifestyle of patients is “really everybody’s business” and nurses should not underestimate the influence they have, according to the chief nursing office for England.
Use of technology is making a “massive difference” to school nursing, especially engaging with boys, according to the Department of Health’s director of nursing.
Two new guidance packages targeted at nurses working with children and families have been launched by the Department of Health.
Independent healthcare providers have hit back at a new report that suggests patients operated on in private hospitals may be at risk from factors including unsafe staffing.
Malnutrition related admissions on the riseSubscription
Illness caused by malnutrition is getting worse because some people cannot afford good quality food, a health expert has warned.
Housing scheme to help NHS workers in AberdeenSubscription
The site of a former prison could be turned into new homes for key public-sector workers such as NHS staff, health secretary Alex Neil has announced.
European holiday destinations could become hotspots for dengue fever thanks to climate change, experts have said.
Social media: helpful or a hindrance?Subscription
During the first few weeks of my nurse training, we were given the social media “talk”, i.e. use it with extreme caution and preferably do not use it at all.