Issue : 28 September 2016
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We must all stand together and fight as nurses.
“Friendship” is the theme of next year’s Care Home Open Day on 16 June 2017, which is hoping to emphasise the relationship between local communities and their care homes.
5 minute news summary: 24 September 2016Subscription
Nurse mentors are being threatened both physically and emotionally by students who receive negative feedback about their performance, new research has revealed this week.
A framework to discharge frail older peopleSubscription
Discharge assessment for frail older people in acute care is complex and slow. A discharge framework can help nurses integrate discharge guidance into daily practice
Abbott warns about loss of bursaries and BrexitSubscription
Shadow health secretary Diane Abbott has repeated a pledge to restore bursaries for student nurses and highlighted the threat to health visitor numbers from council cuts.
“Spotty teenagers may have the last laugh over their peers with perfect skin after research found that those who suffer from acne are likely to live longer,” says The Telegraph online
Community nursing staff from across Lincolnshire will soon be able to gain a better understanding of the physical challenges of old age by using an age simulation suit.
Nurses should educate patients who are supposed to carry adrenaline auto-injectors due to their allergy risk “at every opportunity”, according to new guidance.
It is fair to say that Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a controversial treatment that many people do not realise is still prescribed in contemporary medicine
Bursary system ‘unsustainable’, claims ministerSubscription
The system of bursaries and other financial support currently received by nursing and midwifery students is “not sustainable”, ministers have claimed in response to a letter from Nursing Times.