The value of nursing lies in the opportunity to affect individual lives and the personal rewards that this brings - especially at Christmas
Nurses need to demonstrate their contribution to care by describing, measuring and comparing what they do at an international level
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Nurses need to look at how they can reduce the toll that night shifts can take on their health and wellbeing
In 2009, the Boorman report highlighted the importance of NHS staff health and wellbeing, not only for individual employees but also so they can delivery quality healthcare.
When one of my relatives had a stroke in 1994 and was admitted to hospital, she was cared for on a Nightingale ward.
The staple removers I’ve just used are cheap and nasty but they cost a lot. They have travelled almost 4,000 miles.
All courses leading to the registered nurse qualification will be at degree level by 2013. While this move could increase the status and inluence of the nursing profession, it has implications for diversity and equality.
The commissioning of high quality care is dependent on the right level of clinical advice from front-line clinicians closest to the patient and carer.
Although nurses commonly deal with death, no standardised training in last offices is available. Jo Wilson and colleagues explain why nationally endorsed guidance is urgently needed