Issue : February 2017
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The nursing contribution to disease prevention and population health extends beyond the specialties of public health and public health nursing and midwifery to what each nurse does in practice every day.
Clinical leadership staff can receive a salary boost of almost 40% for working in the largest acute providers, but pay for medical directors has accelerated faster than for nursing colleagues.
High quality training must be compulsory for all nurses and others involved in prenatal screening, says a report on a ground-breaking test due to be made available on the NHS from next year.
Nurses and midwives can now apply for the Florence Nightingale Foundation’s latest round of scholarships for 2017-18.
’This book should certainly be read by any health professional/students who work in a stressful environment to provide them with awareness of trigger points and how they can better deal with challenging get events in the course of their working lives’
Teenagers and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve, and eye diseases more often than their peers with type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis, a major study has found.
A new booklet on pain and pancreatic cancer has been launched to help nurses and other healthcare professionals to support patients with the condition.
’This book may be a useful resource for parents of teenagers with depression, although the dense text may not be for everyone.’
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’This is relevant to all nurses, in particular those working in the field of mental health, learning disabilities and with older adults.’
’This book is ideal for all those involved in healthcare delivery and those who are seeking to become a more person centred practitioner.’