Issue : February 2018
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A £10m dementia action plan for Wales will fund new support workers to help people carry on living independently in the community, according to ministers.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust’s chief nurse, Mandie Sunderland, has been made an honorary professor at Nottingham Trent University for her “leading contribution” to nursing.
Retention, retention, retentionSubscription
Jess Henry, Head of Leadership, Learning and Development at Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the workforce challenge of the moment, and how her organisation is using the Questback feedback platform to help.
A class of drugs commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could halve the risk of developing dementia, according to an observational study by UK researchers.
A new kind of antipsychotic currently being trialled has been found to provide short-term relief from the “terrifying and disturbing” symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Professional expectations as a studentSubscription
You will hear the phrase “you must act professionally” many times as you enter into your nursing training, but what does it really mean? Rather than it simply being about turning up adhering to the uniform guidelines and being punctual, it is more about your attitude and behaviour, explains student NT editor, Alisha Poole.
Uncertainty over the government’s Brexit immigration plans is creating “anxiety” among the UK’s European Union workers, including the thousands employed in the health and care sector, warn MPs.
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. It might be a day of romance for many, filled with hearts and flowers and a little bit of intrigue, but I am not sure the government has got any sense of how to make nursing more attractive.
Nurses in the South West of England may soon be hit by parking charges, after it was revealed that their trust was consulting over whether to end free parking.
Nurses at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have begun using mobile electronic devices to record patient observations as part of a digital revolution improving the care of patients.