Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : February 2018

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • University of Glasgow

    Wearable technology could aid condition monitoring Subscription

    News21 February, 2018

    Patients with long-term conditions, such as diabetes, could one day benefit from new types of sensor technology that are being developed by UK researchers.

  • Insulin/diabetes

    Nursing associate drugs guidance aims to ‘calm the waters’Subscription

    News21 February, 2018

    A broader focus on the range of high risk medicines that nursing associates will be expected to give, rather than just controlled drugs, will “calm the waters” among the profession, according to senior nurses behind new guidance on medication.

  • Seminoma germ cell cancer

    Specialist nurses set up group to improve care for germ cell cancerSubscription

    News20 February, 2018

    A small group of specialist nurses have been the driving force behind the creation of a new multi-disciplinary organisation dedicated to improving care for germ cell cancers that affect the testicles and the ovaries.

  • city of london

    Call for London’s EU nurses to get stronger guarantee to staySubscription

    News20 February, 2018

    London leaders have warned that the capital is “haemorrhaging clinically qualified European Union citizens” and there should be a sector-specific guarantee for their right to stay in the UK post-Brexit.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'A royal endorsement for nursing is welcome'Subscription

    Opinion20 February, 2018

    Next week will see the launch of a new campaign that will champion nurses and ensure the public understands the profession’s place as the lynchpins of care.

  • Colourbox_Judge_Court_Law.jpg

    Care firms win right to challenge wage ruling for sleep-in shiftsSubscription

    News20 February, 2018

    Care providers are hoping to overturn a tribunal ruling, which they say has plunged the sector into deeper financial crisis by forcing services to pay more for sleep-in shifts.

  • Europe.jpg

    MPs calls on Hunt for clarity over Brexit transition to ‘protect NHS’Subscription

    News20 February, 2018

    An influential group of MPs has written to the government calling for clarity on the transitional period after Brexit, warning that NHS services may be put at risk without sufficient planning.

  • Public Health England

    Employer must name 'safety critical' drugs given by nursing associatesSubscription

    News20 February, 2018

    Trainee nursing associates must be given adequate supervision when learning about medicines management but employers should name any “safety critical” drugs those in the new role will be expected to administer once qualified, new guidance from Health Education England states.

  • holly morse

    Valuing women’s experiences in the student midwifery journeySubscription

    Opinion20 February, 2018

    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… 

  • your support and follow up care order the booklet

    Your support and follow up care – order the booklet

    News20 February, 2018

    As you know, cancer can affect many areas of a person’s life, from physical and emotional health to financial concerns.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page