Issue : 28 January 2015
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No, you don't understand how they feelSubscription
As nurses, and as people, we want to comfort others, show that we care and empathise with their situation. But often we go about this in the wrong way.
Student nurses at the University of East Anglia are piloting a new style of mental health placement adopted from The Netherlands, which sees them coached by nurses brought in to focus specifically on their training.
The country’s first national training framework for district and practice nurses is being drawn up in a bid to improve workforce planning and boost treatment in settings outside of hospitals.
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Strike action continues in Northern Ireland today after the government failed to provide a pay deal equivalent to the one proposed for NHS staff in England.
NMC publishes revised code of conductSubscription
Prioritise people, practise effectively, preserve safety and promote professionalism are the four “statements” of the revised Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct, which is published today.
We talk to Michaela Nuttall, CVD coordinator for Public Health Bromley, partner at Smart Health Solutions and health director at HeartAge, who has been a nurse for 22 years.
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey will don life-like rubber masks and hands to transform themselves into older patients and test a new teaching technique.
A campaign group set up to restore the reputation of one nurse has now expanded its remit to support others affected by “bullying and abuse” in the NHS.
There are many financial pressures and problems being faced by the NHS and it is clear that 2015 is set to be another difficult year for health authorities up and down the country.