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Choosing to study nursing sets you on a career path which will see you experience all aspects of humanity, from an individual’s moment of unbridled joy to their vulnerability at the darkest times of an illness.
Through my experience in community nursing I believe registered nurses in district nursing teams need further academic support and clinical development after being in community practice for one year
Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.
Practice nurses need support from their employers to find time for training and CPD, especially now with the arrival of revalidation, says Janet Smith
When her practice’s IT system goes through an upgrade, Jane Warner feels thrown in at the deep end of the pool. She pleads for more training and smoother transitions
The NHS has a large carbon footprint, emitting the equivalent of 21 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
With reviews and reports throwing up questions about whether there exists a lack of compassion in healthcare, Emma Vincent asks if compassion truly is something that can be taught.
There are brilliant examples of good dementia care in the NHS, but to make that happen everywhere, nurses and other healthcare staff need to learn how to secure the support of families and friends, stresses June Andrews
A colleague flagged up a minor error to another member of staff recently. The patient was unharmed but she needed to remind him to take extra care to prevent it from happening again.