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Having more nursing staff educated to degree level providing treatment is linked to better outcomes in surgical patients with dementia, according to US researchers.
Surgical representative bodies have said they do not support the views of a surgeon who recently claimed that nurses were less compassionate since nursing became a graduate profession.
'Nurses are adaptable and able to change'Subscription
I sat next to a nurse at dinner this week, and he told me that he was extremely positive about the profession. I haven’t heard that for a while, so I asked him why.
Nurse leaders, educators and researchers have come to the defence of nursing as a degree-only entry profession, following controversial views on compassion aired in a newspaper by a surgeon.
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A report analysing the NHS workforce has highlighted how one London trust rejected between 40% and 60% of band 5 nurse applicants because they did not meet the organisation’s standards for numeracy, literacy or compassion.
Tony Stein argues that focusing on a 1:8 nursing ratio diminishes the true value of properly qualified nurses
Anne Marie Rafferty and Peter Griffiths: 'Failing to invest in the nursing workforce puts patients at risk'Subscription
We should be intolerant of inequalities in access to nursing and set national standards for education that focus on the capability of the workforce through education, say Anne Marie Rafferty and Peter Griffiths
A new study recently published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing warns a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training is damaging efforts to tackle problems facing the profession today.
Plans for new apprenticeships to fast-track healthcare assistants into nursing must not be used as a way to dilute the graduate-level profession nurses have worked towards for many years, say nursing leaders.