Issue : 7 December 2016
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”There is a completely new language in this country that I don’t understand any more,” says Mary, my current client, while reading the daily newspaper in her house in London.
Why did you decide to become a nurse?Subscription
Continence nurse, Vivien, remembered the answer to this question when she attended the Nursing Times Awards 2016
The Institute of Health Visiting has announced that it has awarded two new honorary fellowships.
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Orthopaedic nurses have developed an early warning scoring tool to improve the detection of acute limb compartment syndrome (ALCS).
A trust in special measures has appointed a new permanent chief executive from Australia, with a background in nursing.
Regulators have ordered a mental health trust to make significant improvements at a high secure hospital, after concerns were raised in three inspections.
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The head of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has stressed that degree-level apprentice nurses should be considered as supernumerary during their training, as with student nurses.
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Our readers tell us what inspire them to become a student nurse.
Naturally occurring symptoms may be mistaken for side-effects of a common drug that may result in them wrongly stopping treatment, according to a UK study.
There is a huge public support for improved access to mental health care High-profile media interest and political influence will sharpen the focus on mental health services Prejudice is shifting, but there is still much work to be done to encourage people to talk about their mental health The Five-Year Forward View is a major opportunity for mental health services to be improved and the mental health service user’s journey to be enhanced – we must not ...