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For over 40 years, Hilary Shoesmith dedicated her life to nursing. On 31 January, Ms Shoesmith passed away at the age of 58 and it is clear from the comments and memories shared with Nursing Times that her compassionate personality was adored by many, including loved ones, colleagues, students and patients.
Last year, after nine years of working as a staff nurse and deputy sister within acute medicine, I moved into teaching at a large university.
Professor Jaqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE, one of Nursing Times’ Most Inspirational Leaders in 2015, winner of the HSJ BME Pioneers award and recent recipient of an OBE in the 2017 New Years honours list, talks to us about what it’s like to cut against the grain and achieve big
You remember the government’s plan to increase the number of registered nurses? It was the really well thought-through one about removing the bursary to open the floodgates to all those people who wanted to pay for the privilege of becoming a registered nurse.
'The partnership between academia and clinical practice is more important than I'd realised'Subscription
After her first year in academia, Katherine has found her professional pride and focus on providing excellent care has anything but wained
In its Council meeting tomorrow the Nursing and Midwifery Council will debate whether it will accept the invitation to regulate the new nursing associate role.
Well 2016 was annoying wasn’t it? It started badly with the death of David Bowie, got ridiculous with Brexit and then went full ‘let’s eat our own feet, then go down the disco’ with the US electing as its president a man who has both the hair and the intellect of a coconut.
'Nurse education standards must be prioritised'Subscription
Institutions providing pre-registration courses for nursing students have a duty to make sure they are of a high quality and provide students with all they need to ensure they make excellent nurses at the end of their three years of training.
The new role is said to have been developed in order to bridge the gap between registered nurses and healthcare assistants. Student affairs editor, Anthony, considers its implications.
Michelle Quested talks to Nursing Times about the difficulties of going back to nursing after losing the ability to walk