Opinion, analysis and debate
We talk to Shirley Coward, matron for paediatrics/neonates at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust, who has been a nurse for 31 years.
We talk to Shona Perkins, who has been a nurse for 19 years. She is currently lead nurse of paediatric infection prevention and control (IPC) at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.
There’s a tendency when we hear negative criticism about our performance to dismiss it – because we are busy and overworked, so the mistake we have made is acceptable, because the complainant doesn’t understand our context, or because it’s coming from someone “who always moans”.
Over 25 years since the first Teenage Cancer Trust unit opened in London, says Sam Smith, on a model ensuring nurses have age-specific expertise to deliver holistic care to teenagers and young people
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We talk to Eileen White, director of care at Haven House Children’s Hospice, Woodford Green, Essex. She has been a nurse for 25 years
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Suzanne Beaty tells us why she wants to equip nurses with high-quality clinical skills
The abolition of bursaries will means that in a few years, nurses, midwives, students of radio-graphy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy in England, along with allied health professionals may be starting their careers with more than £60,000 in debt.
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As a final year student, children’s branch editor Danielle has found that other members of the multidisciplinary team not only “don’t bite” but can actually really help you in your learning journey
We talk to Danielle Garrington-Miller, a 23-year-old paediatric nursing student in her third and final year of training.
We talk to specialist community public health school nurse Emily Govorovski