Issue : 7 May 2014
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New stoma guidelines for primary care nursesSubscription
A new series of guidelines to support primary care staff prescribe stoma and continence products is to be distributed to GP practices.
Designs unveiled for new Plymouth nursing badges Subscription
The winning designs have been unveiled for new hospital badges for nursing and midwifery staff at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
North Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust says it has gone “a step further” when it comes to displaying information about nursing staff levels by showing action taken to deal with shortfalls.
“WHO calls for urgent action to preserve power of antibiotics and make new ones,” The Guardian reports.
A forthcoming major review of nurse education and training in England will draw heavily on key patient safety reports from last year, according to those overseeing the work.
A recent surge in new NHS posts for nursing and other frontline roles has been welcomed by health minister Dan Poulter as the “right thing to do” in response to the Francis report into care failings at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.
Jane Cummings and Viv Bennett: 'Use International Nurses’ Day to give thanks to the profession'Subscription
Let’s celebrate and be proud of our profession’s achievements, say Jane Cummings and Viv Bennett
We asked: Should first aid be taught in schools?VideoSubscription
We asked the student nursing community on twitter whether first aid should be a part of the national curriculum.
Student nurses in Leeds will soon be getting on-the-job work experience in GP surgeries, after a medical practice was awarded the first contract to co-ordinate placements across the city.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has launched its consultation on unpopular proposals to increase the annual registration fee.