Issue : 5 February 2008
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Nursing care plan must be improvedSubscription
RCN Scotland has backed a report calling for better planning of free personal and nursing care.
Unemployment rises in graduatesSubscription
Unemployment among graduate nurses is increasing, information released in the Commons confirmed last week.
Students dumped in training rowSubscription
Nursing students in London have found themselves at the centre of a row over pre-registration training standards.
Scotland boosts MS care provisionSubscription
Every health board in Scotland now has at least one multiple sclerosis specialist nurse, following the appointment of Alison Maciver.
Where training is valuedSubscription
In recent weeks, NT’s training campaign, Time out for Training, has focused on the lack of time, funds and support given to nurses’ post-registration education. This week, Jennifer Taylor contrasts staff experiences in the NHS with those in the independent and voluntary sectors
Continuing our series of features celebrating the 60th anniversary of the NHS, Adrian O’Dowd looks at the 1960s – a time when nurses were growing in confidence
Some experiences are beyond words
On the wardsSubscription
‘Space is at a premium’
‘The important symbols of nursing have not been eradicated – they have changed’
If an appropriately qualified nurse is allocated to a patient but her competence is questioned by a staff member, what are the responsibilities of the manager?