Hearing and reflecting on lived experiences is central to ensuring midwifery care effectively supports families in the transition to parenthood.
However, midwifery education is intense, time pressured, content and NMC competency specific so for students engaging with women’s lived experience is often limited to routine postnatal visits. Student NT editor for midwifery, Holly Morse, explains more…
As Deputy Directors of Nursing and Assistant Chief Nurses you are uniquely placed, both close to the board and with a clear view of the workforce to affect positive change.
The annual Nursing Times Deputies’ Congress provides a single opportunity to get together, share best practice and combine your wealth of knowledge and experience to formulate strategies to tackle common issues.
With agency caps and the proposed removal of bursaries adding to recruitment worries and the constant pressure to cut cost but maintain patient safety and quality, there are some big challenges to overcome at present. Through insightful presentations, interactive panel sessions, knowledge-sharing and facilitated group work the Nursing Times Deputies’ Congress 2016 agenda will tackle:
The next nursing strategy and how, as deputies, you can influence it
Recruitment, retention, education and the workforce of the future
Efficiency, vanguards and Lord Carter’s review
Patient safety and what we’ve really learned from the Francis Report
Improving patient flow across the entire health economy
Plus we will look at your own roles, personal development and what comes after a deputyship
Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to network with your peers and solve common challenges.
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