Issue : 27 July 2010
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'You can help us stop dangerous frontline cuts'Subscription
Peter Carter on the government’s proposed ‘efficiency savings’ and how you can get involved in the RCN’s new campaign, Frontline First.
Working to rule is the most favoured method of industrial action among the 5,185 nurses and midwives who took part in Nursing Times’ exclusive survey.
What nurses had to say about industrial actionSubscription
Comments from Nursing Times’ survey
Vaccine patches seen as ‘wonderful’ development Subscription
The development of patches that could be used to deliver vaccinations instead of needles would be welcomed by immunisation nurses, the Royal College of Nursing has said.
Unison members are most likely to walk outSubscription
Unison members would be the most likely to strike if they were unhappy with their working conditions, Nursing Times’ survey has revealed.
Even if there is no injury, falls can lead to a loss of confidence and independence. Reducing the number of falls sustained by older people in NHS care is a priority
Nurses must be confident in assessing and implementing spiritual care. Active listening and effective communication will help gain an understanding of needs
Specialist stroke units create 400 nursing postsSubscription
Specialist hyper acute stroke units have created hundreds of jobs for nurses who are taking on increasingly advanced roles in stroke care.
Protecting jobs valued more than pay increasesSubscription
Nearly half of nurses would sacrifice a pay rise to protect their jobs, our exclusive survey has revealed.
Nurses have become so concerned about their job security and working conditions that more than a quarter say they would go on strike, Nursing Times’ largest ever survey has found.