Issue : April 2017
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How can health professionals ensure that opiate-based painkillers are taken safely and appropriately? Lucy Bates suggests that supporting the Opioids Aware campaign might be a good place to start
Reflecting back on my years in the NHS, I believe there has never been a more important time to develop long-term opportunities for people to enter our workforce.
Dying Matters Awareness week will take place from 8-14 May.
From student to qualified: the realitySubscription
This student affairs section was intended to cover ‘the issues affecting you and your profession’, however as student nurses we are in a unique position with issues that are particular to us.
Going to the DentistSubscription
’This book is fantastic for those who struggle with reading or who find pictures easier to interpret’
'Fear can be a powerful thing'Subscription
I’m a big believer in sharing stories. As I sit here pondering on what to write for this month’s student editor blog just 24 hours before the Student Nursing Times Awards, I am faced with a dilemma.
A growing number of cases of a bloodstream infection dubbed the “nightmare bacteria” should be of increasing concern for the health service, nurse infection control experts have warned.
Large numbers of midwifery lecturers are planning to leave their jobs, suggests a new survey, sparking fears that England’s midwifery shortage will worsen as a result.
Around a quarter of nursing home residents are colonised with drug-resistant bacteria, a study by US nurse researchers has suggested.
The government must ensure the system for recruiting overseas workers into the NHS, health and social care services following Brexit is “streamlined” and allows employers to hold onto the “brightest and best” staff, an influential group of MPs has said.