Issue : 29 January 2014
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Student nurse, Emma Corbett, recalls her first experience giving last offices, having never experienced working with a dead body before
Elaine’s research into stigma opened her eyes to the reality many service users’ face
Raising concerns: ‘A supportive environment is essential to encourage students to speak out’Subscription
The failure to fully grasp the importance of raising concerns is surely at the heart of why things continue to go wrong, says Claire Docherty
Collaborative partnerships between universities and practice areas are essential to develop student support services for raising concerns, says Diane Gow
More hospital trusts are likely to be placed in “special measures” due to their poor performance, the health secretary has warned.
James recieved little support from his trust when he raised concerns, but knowing his university were behind him gave him the confidence to put his patient first
Pauline Griffiths: ‘Concerns must be raised immediately – not to do so exposes patients to harm’Subscription
Telling students that ‘nothing is too small’ helps them to raise concerns, says Pauline Griffiths
SOS Student Ambassador, Caroline, reflects on the role universities play in teaching students the importance of questioning poor care
We are calling to strengthen the legal protection of whistleblowers, says Public Concern at Work’s Cathy James
Speaking out about poor care witnessed on placement takes courage; the fear of recrimination must be immense.