Issue : January 2018
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Claire Read speaks to Rachel O’Donnell from Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust’s palliative care in-reach nursing team
Despite taking a new role and an inevitable increase in responsibility, Beck Sherrington is still dedicated to working on the front line.
Clearing up the confusion over 'frailty'Subscription
Frailty has become a focus for many clinicians and policy makers in recent years but the word is often poorly understood by both healthcare staff and people living with frailty, explains Dawne Garrett.
Recruiting the right nurses can be a tricky task, so Carly Huish and colleagues came up with a new way to do it.
’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.’
As well as offering financial support directly, we’re working with Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and Halifax to offer practical help to more people with cancer.
Do you agree with our choice for this month’s hero and villain?
The update of routine breast cancer screening by women in England has reached its lowest level in 10 years, reveal latest figures.
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool has promoted its experienced director of nursing to become its new chief executive.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is facing opposition to a number of its proposed changes to nurse education, early findings from its consultation have revealed.
Patients with advanced cancer have a better quality of life in the weeks before they die if they receive palliative care early on, according to a new study.
My first placement experience as a male nurseSubscription
Student Shaun Martin reflects on his experiences as a male nurse on his first placement.
My experience volunteering overseasSubscription
Raya Cupler has been volunteering in war-torn Syria, and recounts her experiences for Nursing Times.
A Welsh nurse who served with the French army in World War 1 has finally been honoured with a blue plaque in her home town of Newport.
Training places for student nurses and midwives in Scotland will increase by 10.8% in 2018-19, the Scottish government has said.
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has appointed its first ever bereavement midwife.
A nationally pioneering “pop up” birthing unit based in a children’s centre on the Wirral will provide enhanced choice to expecting mothers in the area, according to those behind it.
One in 10 posts in specialist mental health services are already vacant and Brexit will make recruitment even tougher, a body representing trusts in the sector has warned.
New guidance on setting safe staffing levels, especially for nursing, across five settings has been published by NHS Improvement for use in the health service in England.
LGBT+ community at risk from London mental health gapsVideoSubscription
Mental health services in London are excluding LGBT+ people and other vulnerable groups who need its services most urgently, a new report has concluded.