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Anne Marie Rafferty and Peter Griffiths: 'Failing to invest in the nursing workforce puts patients at risk'Subscription
We should be intolerant of inequalities in access to nursing and set national standards for education that focus on the capability of the workforce through education, say Anne Marie Rafferty and Peter Griffiths
We asked: What's it like to be a parent student nurse?VideoSubscription
We asked how parents who studied to be nurses how they coped with managing children and their educational workload.
Live debate: 'Is a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training damaging efforts to tackle problems today?'VideoSubscription
This week’s twitter debate discussed whether a tendancy to look back fondly on the “good old days” of nurse training is damaging the future of nurse education
A new study recently published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing warns a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training is damaging efforts to tackle problems facing the profession today.
Regardless of the move to degree-only training, or the increasing emphasis on evidence-based practice, compassion and care still underpin nursing and are by far the most fundamental aspects of the role.
Health Education England and the Nursing and Midwifery Council will launch a major review of nurse education in May.
Barbara Corney asks how many times have you heard someone say “a male nurse” or a nice “lady doctor”?
The depth of feeling surrounding the announcement that healthcare assistants are to be able to become registered nurses via apprenticeship schemes is backed by the figures.
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action we explore a partnership between an immunisation manager and an immunisation nurse from a nurse-led advice service
I am not sure there has ever been a golden era of nursing. Certainly, I would be the first to criticise my own training with its flaws and inadequacies, but it did teach me fundamental skills, which I have always thought were pivotal to being a nurse