Opinion and book reviews
While most people will be taking an extended break from work, nurses around the country will be delivering care to the one in four of the population with a long-term condition.
‘We need more voices for practice nurses’Subscription
A passion for nursing has shaped the last three decades of Susan Nightingale’s life
We talk to Sam Matthews, a newly qualified staff nurse at University Hospital of North Staffordshire
As a teacher of foreign languages, Helen frequently comes across opinions about English language testing for nurses that seem to be formed from very little information
'We are now contending with the public’s unrealistic expectation of what they are entitled to'Subscription
Irene Hall reflects on her 50 years in the NHS and what has changed during that time
Due to be published in August, the latest NICE guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes have been available for consultation since January.
A Man’s Guide To Healthy AgingSubscription
‘The style and structure allow you to look for things that you might want to know the answer to, or to browse through looking for bits of interest.’
‘The book is ideal for gaining a knowledge base regarding diabetes with suggested reading throughout the book for further knowledge development of diabetes.’
‘It should be recommended to the medical and nursing profession since the prevalence of diabetes continues to rise.’
Noncommunicable Diseases in the Developing World: Addressing Gaps in Global Policy and ResearchSubscription
‘This book would be relevant to any nurse with an academic interest in global health issues and politics, as well as those with a specific interest in overseas health policy, or those considering work in developing countries.’