Issue : July 2017
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The dust is finally settling on the general election and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has entered a politically charged summer with faith that the government will recognise the strength of feeling in our profession and do the right thing.
Advanced Nursing Practice is well established within Hospital settings and has established it’s importance within community nursing practice, explains Erskine’s director of care, Derek T. Barron.
Four of the country’s leading nurses are urging members of the profession to take part in a “vital” consultation on major changes to education.
In his final article as a Nursing Times student affairs editor, Alan Brownlee, reflects on his time at university.
Why I chose to be a student editorSubscription
Our Student Affairs editor Alan Brownlee explains why it’s good to share his thoughts and experiences with the Student Nursing Times.
We’ve recently launched five new videos in British Sign Language (BSL), which you can see on our website.
Before I goSubscription
’Before I go is a nice idea full of nice touches – such as the section about favourite films and when to watch them, or the discreet blowing dandelion image used throughout.’
The quality and safety of health and social care is heavily dependent on investment in the continuing education of existing staff.
Thousands of extra clinical placements will be funded in England by 2020 to allow additional nurses to train at university, starting from this year, under workforce plans being drawn up by the government.
The results of the second Cancer Patient Experience Survey in Wales were launched by the Cabinet Secretary for Health Vaughan Gething earlier this month.