Issue : 28 May 2014
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Tony Stein argues that focusing on a 1:8 nursing ratio diminishes the true value of properly qualified nurses
Taking on new challengesSubscription
Becoming a Care Maker helped Susan reflect on her role and reassess her priorities
A national initiative is underway to try and ensure agency nurses used by the NHS in England are high quality and up to the job.
A range of new senior clinical nursing posts will be created in Northern Ireland, under government plans to address staff shortages and ease pressure on emergency departments in the country.
A major new survey of community nurses paints a “troubling” picture of teams lacking enough staff with the right skills and qualifications to deliver care needed by patients.
A second man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a nurse last seen leaving her workplace at Poole Hospital on the evening of 23 May.
Government drugs agency insists statins are 'safe' Subscription
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has published an overview of the benefits and risks of statins, in the wake of recent publicity about the drugs.
An external investigation at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust’s maternity services has failed to substantiate claims of unsafe care and racism made by an anonymous group of midwives, Nursing Times has learnt.
Understand and manage anxiety Subscription
Acknowledging your fears and learning to plan can ease anxious feelings
Crossword answers: 11 JuneSubscription
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