Issue : 7 December 2010
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Nurses cried over quality of care at Mid StaffsSubscription
Nurses were brought to tears by the care being given to patients on some wards at Stafford Hospital, the public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust was told last week.
60pc of nurses consider career switch Subscription
Thousands of nurses have considered abandoning the profession in the past year because of NHS restructuring, a survey has revealed.
Nursing metric used for post surgery deathsSubscription
A death rate indicator closely related to quality of nursing care and nurse numbers has highlighted four hospital trusts with higher than expected mortality.
NMC investigates nurse papers left on trainSubscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has launched an investigation after one of its fitness to practise panel chairs left case papers on the train.
Nurses are not legally entitled to take the extra national public holiday announced by the government to celebrate the royal wedding, Nursing Times can reveal.
Back our fight to get nurses onto boardsSubscription
This week we are proud to launch the Nursing Times A Seat on the Board campaign.
CQC to trawl online networks to find complaintsSubscription
Comments left online about nurses and standards of care could soon be picked up by the Care Quality Commission with new software.
More than £500m is to be invested in recruiting and training extra health visitors under plans set out in the government’s public health white paper.
Being a mentor is an essential part of the nurse’s role. Qualitative research was undertaken to discover how successful mentoring relationships are developed
Nurses in hospitals often lack the necessary skills to meet the specialised needs of people with dementia. One programme aimed to champion this client group