Issue : July 2018
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A nursing couple is offering their £600,000 home as the prize in a competition in a bid to raise money for a ground-breaking dementia project.
Student NT editor Desiree Deighton reflects on her time as a trainee and, based on her own experience, highlights that students can have a real role to play in innovation and improving practice.
“I was panicking, I thought I had failed” said the nurse who received her dissertation results two weeks later to her peers because it was so good that the university wanted it to be published.
A nurse who did agency work while off sick from her main job at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 16 months in prison.
Nurses and midwives from overseas applying to work in the UK will no longer need to re-sit all elements of a clinical practice test if they fail in just some areas.
A department at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that cares for frail and elderly patients is celebrating a 19-month stint without a severe hospital-acquired pressure ulcer.
The nursing and midwifery regulator has outlined a range of measures designed to improve the way it interacts with patients and the public, in response to severe criticism over the way it treated bereaved families involved in two major care scandals.
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’This is an excellent tool to enable staff to undertake risk assessments – although written for nursing staff working in the US this is equally relevant for oncology nurses in the UK.’
The book should be read by all healthcare professionals as it goes someway in demonstrating the small things that can be done in helping people who are affected.
In 2013 the National Cancer Action Team worked to establish the evidence base for cancer rehabilitation and the subsequent interventions which take place at each stage.