Issue : 6 March 2012
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The change from student nurse to nurse can be troublesome—but there’s a lot you can learn from RNs to make the change easier. Nurses talk to Nursing Times about the expectations, responsibilities, and why it was all worth it
Dying at home could save NHS £34m - Marie CurieSubscription
Cutting the hospital stay of 30,000 patients in the last stages of life by just four days could save the NHS £34 million, a charity has said.
Newly-qualified nurses have been given the chance to specialise in learning disabilities as part of a new ‘rotation’ scheme in Hertfordshire.
Nurses should play a major role in easing the worries of patients recently diagnosed with lung cancer, according to a new study.
Today is the final day to enter the Student Nursing Times Awards.
David Foster appointed as deputy to CNO Viv Bennett Subscription
Deputy chief nursing officer David Foster has been appointed as deputy to the Department of Health’s top public health nurse Viv Bennett.
Join us chatting about today's #saveourNHS rallySubscription
At 1pm we’ll be chatting LIVE on the nursingtimes.net homepage about today’s Westminister NHS rally
Opponents of the government’s controversial health reforms will today warn ministers that the changes represent the “biggest threat” the NHS has ever seen.
Lesley Page named as new RCM presidentSubscription
Lesley Page has been named the new president of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).
Government defeats health reform challengeSubscription
The government has comfortably defeated a fresh attempt to amend its controversial health reforms for England in the Lords today.