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Issue : April 2017

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  • Danny mortimer

    ‘Apprenticeships are a creative way to increase nurse numbers’Subscription

    Opinion11 January, 2018

    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 week MACMILLAN

    Dying Matters Awareness week

    News8 May, 2017

    Dying Matters Awareness week will take place from 8-14 May. 

  • Graduating as a student nurse

    From student to qualified: the realitySubscription

    Opinion8 May, 2017

    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.

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    Going to the DentistSubscription

    Book review2 May, 2017

    ’This book is fantastic for those who struggle with reading or who find pictures easier to interpret’

  • SNTA

    'Fear can be a powerful thing'Subscription

    Opinion2 May, 2017

    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.

  • 'I won't let my eczema stop me from nursing'

    Deadly bacteria spread by hospital sinks of ‘grave concern’Subscription

    News28 April, 2017

    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.

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    Exodus of midwife lecturers would ‘worsen staff shortage’Subscription

    News28 April, 2017

    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.

  • UCL/Birkbeck

    'Much more to do' to improve nursing home infection control Subscription

    News28 April, 2017

    Around a quarter of nursing home residents are colonised with drug-resistant bacteria, a study by US nurse researchers has suggested.

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    NHS must have ‘streamlined’ overseas recruitment after BrexitSubscription

    News28 April, 2017

    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.

  • Student Nursing Times Awards 2017

    Winners at the 2017 Student Nursing Times Awards revealedSubscription

    News28 April, 2017

    Student nurses from Stirling, London, Nottingham and Birmingham were among those celebrated as the best in the country in their category at the annual Student Nursing Times Awards.

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