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Issue : February 2018

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  • 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.

  • new life with cancer adverts

    New 'Life with Cancer' adverts

    News20 February, 2018

    Last week, we launched two new TV adverts as part of our ’Life with Cancer’ campaign. 

  • Nursing student

    Shortlist for this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards revealedSubscription

    News20 February, 2018

    Find out if you, someone you know, or your university or trust is in the running to win a prize at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards.

  • jessica sinclair

    Flight, fight or freeze?Subscription

    Opinion20 February, 2018

    Jessica Sinclair is a student who found herself in the middle of a health emergency… in a bar. Here, she explains what the experience was like, and what she learned about herself. 

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    A&E nursing staff ‘resigned to being abused by patients’Subscription

    News19 February, 2018

    A review of the experiences of hospital accident and emergency staff suggests that workers have resigned themselves to patient violence and aggression.

  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

    Nurses welcome arrival of new mobile cancer care unitSubscription

    News19 February, 2018

    Oncology nurses and other staff at Salisbury District Hospital are celebrating the arrival of a new mobile cancer care unit (MCCU).

  • Tablet computer, mobile working

    NHS staff promised better communications via the ‘cloud’Subscription

    News19 February, 2018

    Nurses and other NHS staff in England will be able to communicate with each other through the introduction of more integrated IT systems later this year, according to NHS Digital.

  • Queen's Nursing Institute

    New website showcases history of community nursingSubscription

    News19 February, 2018

    A new website has been launched showcasing the history of community nursing since 1859, when the first district nurse was employed in England.

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