Issue : January 2018
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’I would recommend this book to anyone who is already a registered nurse, regardless of their seniority and those who are considering entering the nursing profession.’
My placement at a children’s hospiceSubscription
When Student NT editor Desiree Deighton explains to others that her elective placement is at a children’s hospice, she often hears “oh gosh, now that’s one thing I couldn’t do!” Except that, for Desiree, it was the happiest place she had ever been…
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The ongoing decline in district nurse numbers is contributing to the winter pressures currently facing hospitals, as it is reducing the ability to treat people at home, a community nurse leader has warned.
The NHS will decide this year whether to introduce “drunk tanks” across the country to take the pressure off accident and emergency departments at busy times of year.
Women are slightly more positive about their experiences of maternity treatment than previously, according to the latest survey by the Care Quality Commission.
The familiar term ‘winter pressures’ is most often associated with hospital-based care, but they also impact on the community.
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An acting nursing director and former deputy has been chosen to take on the role on a permeant basis at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, it has been announced.
'Action is needed now for the NHS to survive'Subscription
The slogan “winter is coming”, so famously coined by iconic politico-fantasy series Game of Thrones, could have been an advertisement for the state of the NHS in the run-up to the past few weeks.