Issue : 4 August 2009
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Recruitment drive nets 13 new nurses in BostonSubscription
Thirteen nurses are to start work at a Lincolnshire hospital this month after attending a recruitment event.
The Knowledge and Skills Framework was set up to ensure strong staff skills in the NHS. In the third in our series on Agenda for Change five years on, Richard Staines reveals exclusive research on how trusts are acting on the the KSF
Nurses need to be more aware of osteoporosisSubscription
Hospital nurses need more training to improve their skills and knowledge regarding osteoporosis, according to research by a trauma nurse.
Trusts still falling short on KSF commitmentSubscription
Nurses could be missing out on vital training and development opportunities because NHS organisations are failing to use the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) scheme, according to exclusive Nursing Times research.
A new tool that uses games may help to measure paediatric patient experience in line with Lord Darzi’s Next Stage Review of the NHS, a leading nurse has claimed.
Secondary school pupils have been enjoying a week-long summer school designed to interest them in nursing as a career.
RCN against opt-out policy on organ donationSubscription
The RCN has voted not to back an opt-out policy for organ donation, following a consultation of its members.
New tool to reveal nursing qualitySubscription
Nurses will soon be able to benchmark the quality of patient care against other trusts in England under a new strategic health authority initiative.
A drugs specialist nursing team at a Bristol trust has helped to slash rates of MRSA in injecting drug users.
Wales pancreatic cancer charity Amser Justin Time was celebrating last week after securing funding for a new specialist nurse post.