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A nurse degree apprenticeship scheme in north-west England is demonstrating that apprenticeship is an effective strategy for nurse education and recruitment
Pathway to Excellence is an accredited programme that empowers nursing staff through shared decision-making and aims to increase staff and patient satisfaction as well as the quality of care. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
It could be said that, when it comes to nursing, the UK is in the midst of a perfect storm.
Virtually everyone who has ever had a job has experience of being managed and many will also have experience of being managers in their own right.
The NHS recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. The celebrations reminded us all of how many lives the NHS touches. And it’s no exaggeration to say that throughout most of the NHS’s existence, apprentices have made a huge contribution to its success.
No one in the health sector could doubt after the latest set of official figures that nursing is facing an unprecedented recruitment challenge
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This week we published a research study on how student nurses see their professional identity. Previous evidence has shown that by the time students are ready to qualify many are still not confident in this identity.
Widespread shortages of nursing staff, chronic underfunding and an over-burdened health system struggling to cope – welcome to the new National Health Service in 1948.
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The news last week that the chief nursing officer for England role could be realigned to sit across both NHS Improvement and NHS England when Jane Cummings departs her role could weaken nursing’s voice further at a senior level.
Many UK hospitals have introduced 12-hour shifts. The research summarised here looks at the evidence on the effects of different aspects of shift work on patient and staff