Issue : 4 June 2014
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Meet Poppy, a student nurse who bravely spoke out about poor care on placement twice, and experienced a different reaction each time
Stop. Take a minute. Look how far you’ve come.Subscription
Gemma’s life was turned upside-down by tragedy during her course, but today she’s able to look back on how much she’s grown as a person and as a nurse
Fasting 'revives immune system'Subscription
Fasting for at least two days regenerates immune systems damaged by ageing or cancer treatment, research has shown.
New blood poisoning cases detectedSubscription
Eighteen babies have been struck down with blood poisoning after contracting an infection from a suspected contaminated drip.
The majority of HR directors plan to ramp up the recruitment of nurses this year as many admit their organisations lack the staff to meet demand.
Trusts plan to withhold incremental pay risesSubscription
One in three NHS organisations intend to tame their salary bills by withholding pay increments from staff, a survey of senior human resources managers indicates.
Community nurses to be hit by cut in mileage rate Subscription
The rate NHS staff can claim for travel expenses is to be reduced by almost 20 per cent, which NHS Employers estimates would save the service £20m annually, it has emerged.
“Lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth,” BBC News reports.
Successful leaders get noticedSubscription
Encouraging feedback and being open fosters trust and understanding with your colleagues
Foreword from Nursing Times’ Editor, Jenni Middleton