Issue : 30 June 2009
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NHS West Midlands has revealed that it is considering using contingency plans in the event of a large number of staff being absent from work with swine flu.
More than 150 Welsh nurses competed in the inaugural Nursing Times Leadership Challenge Cymru earlier this week.
Student nurse funding to get radical reformSubscription
Changes in pre-registration nurse training could see the funding of nurse education facing a radical overhaul.
Looking at posture and exploring the range of techniques and equipment that nurses can use to help prevent pressure ulcers in vulnerable seated patients
National dignity ambassador Sir Michael Parkinson and care services minister Phil Hope are hosting a ‘Question Time’ event today in Leeds to promote the government’s Dignity in Care campaign.
Scotland to scrap generic community nurse plansSubscription
The Scottish government is to scrap controversial plans to create a generic community nurse role following consultations with nursing unions.
Scotland is using teamwork to tackle swine fluSubscription
Nicola Sturgeon on how Scotland has responded to swine flu
A review of the Knowledge and Skills Framework NHS staff training scheme will investigate whether or not it can be simplified.
Research nurses take arthritis prizeSubscription
A research nurse has won a national prize in recognition of his work with arthritis patients.
A practical guide for those involved in rolling out the Productive Ward initiative, including preparation, modules, training and outcomes