Issue : 30 November 2010
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Nurses set for new public health rolesSubscription
Nurses are set to play a greater role in public health with a series of changes outlined in the government’s new white paper published today.
ARNS calls for poster submissionsSubscription
The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) is calling for abstract submissions for poster presentations to be made as part of its annual conference next year.
Mid Staffs nurses given anonymitySubscription
Staff nurses accused of poor standards of care by relatives of patients in the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry will have their identity protected.
Plans to merge three clinical education advisory bodies have sparked fears that future nurse training needs will be overlooked in favour of doctors’ requirements.
Nurses lack skills in end of life careSubscription
More than one in four nurses involved in end of life care do not feel competent to broach the subject of death with patients, a Nursing Times reader survey has revealed.
Trusts shed light on C-section riseSubscription
A groundbreaking project is shedding light on how midwives can start to stem the increase in Caesarean sections.
Caring for patients in their final days and hours is a huge responsibility as well as a privilege for nurses - but it’s a part of their job that a vast number of our readers feel unprepared for.
Would you swap your Yuletide log for textbooks?Subscription
My daughter wants a gerbil for Christmas. It’s OK, I have done the “gerbils are for life, not just for Christmas” speech.
Universities, like all parts of the public sector, are under pressure from growing demand, falling resources and rising student expectations.
NICE’s first guideline on idiopathic childhood constipation and its implications for nursesSubscription
Idiopathic constipation can affect all aspects of a child’s life. A member of NICE’s guideline development group outlines their first ever guideline on this condition