Opinion and comment
The four UK chief nursing officers (CNOs) for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Nursing and Midwifery Council have produced a framework, Enabling Professionalism, to support nurses and midwives across the UK to reflect on their practice and demonstrate how they are the hallmark of excellence in nursing and midwifery.
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There has been a focus on nurse revalidation in the last week following the conviction of Stepping Hill Hospital nurse Victorino Chua for murdering two patients and poisoning 19 others.
The Francis report has given impetus to what many agree is long overdue - an effective system for nurse regulation. I want people to be confident in nurses
Elaine Maxwell outlines the benefits of revalidation and reflection on practice
Anything new can make us feel anxious, particularly if we feel that the change is being imposed on us. This is how many nurses feel about revalidation, says Rami Jumnoodoo
From 1 April 2016, as part of the requirements for revalidation, NMC registrants need a minimum of five pieces of practice-related feedback within the three years preceding renewal of registration
We need to base our nursing interventions on the best available evidence, but also use our hearts and minds, says Kerry Bloodworth
We talk to Julie Hamilton, head of nursing for education, revalidation and regulation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust (GSTT), who has been a nurse for 19 years
The biggest challenge for all chief nurses and HR directors is ensuring you have enough nurses to provide high-quality, safe care now – and in the future. Nursing Times brought together directors of nursing and HR from around the country in September to share ideas on how we can keep our nursing workforce safe, sustainable, and supported in their professional development.
I’m delighted to see that so many nurses and midwives from such a range of practice settings, including the care home sector, have already submitted their revalidation applications.