Issue : 28 September 2016
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RCN offers new funding and mentorship schemeSubscription
The Royal College of Nursing is encouraging nurses, students and healthcare assistants to submit ideas to improve practice, with the best receiving mentorship to help implement their innovation.
New all-in-one kits are being used by staff at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to help fight infection.
Eczema risk 'linked to diet during pregnancy'Subscription
Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, according to UK researchers.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has once again brought history to life with its nursing heritage wall calendar for 2017.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is bringing music routinely onto its wards for older people and for those with a dementia, following successful trial visits.
Nurse becomes non-exec director of acute trustSubscription
A nurse with nearly 40 years’ experience in the NHS has joined the board of directors at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust.
New Lincolnshire PICU set to create nurse postsSubscription
Plans have been approved to build a new psychiatric intensive care unit in Lincolnshire, which will mean up to 40 healthcare jobs could be created.
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.
“Fitness trackers may not help weight loss,” reports Sky News on a new trial which investigated whether using wearable technology helped people lose more weight compared to standard weight-loss programmes
Health visitor named ‘nurse of year’ by WellChild Subscription
A health visitor “beyond compare” will be among professionals and volunteers recognised for outstanding work with children with complex health needs at an awards ceremony tonight.