Opinion and comment
Following my CNO Summit, and as we enter the Christmas period, I have been reflecting on some of the lessons and key changes that will impact all of us in our profession.
We end 2015 with the comprehensive spending review. That was a bit of a clanger.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written…
A message of thanks for the Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland, Charlotte McArdle
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to go full steam ahead with revalidation, despite England not stating it is ready for implementation, is a brave one.
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
Elaine Maxwell outlines the benefits of revalidation and reflection on practice
'A misdirected media frenzy over killer nurse'Subscription
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