Opinion, analysis and debate
At the Nursing Times Deputies’ Congress, taking place this week, we asked the audience if they thought the country had the right strategy to handle the nursing workforce crisis we face. I was hardly surprised when 96% of the delegates thought it did not.
Huge congratulations to Eleanor Smith, one of the latest nurses to enter Parliament after the recent general election.
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Maybe it’s the heat, the shock of not doing so well at the general election or perhaps a recognition of the selfless bravery and commitment shown by public sector workers responding to recent tragic events. But whatever the reason, suddenly there seems to be a government appetite for scrapping the public sector pay cap.
Nurse consultant, Irene Dunkley, has seen gastroenterology nursing develop over her 20 years in the field. She attributes these improvements in patient care to strong, motivational leadership and hard work
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Here we are, just a few hours from our third national vote in two years (four in three if you’re in Scotland). And there are nurses asking, “What’s the point?”
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How can student nurses, newly qualified nurses and health and social care professionals make a difference, ruminates student nurse Leanne
The Magnet Award is given to hospitals that are judged to have reached excellent standards of nursing care in the US, and it inspires and enthuses the nursing workforce that achieve the accreditation.
’This book is suitable for all pre-and post-registration students and lecturers especially when topics related to Care and Compassion are taught in the curriculum.’
It seems hard to believe the NHS could be a racist organisation. After all, its workforce is highly diverse and the people who work in it care passionately about reflecting the culturally diverse communities they serve
A drug that can reverse aspects of ageing has been successfully trialled in animals by scientists at Erasmus University Medical Center in The Netherlands.