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Issue : June 2011

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  • A seat on the board

    Future forum rules against nurses having seat on boardsSubscription

    News13 June, 2011

    Nurses should be denied a seat on the boards of GP commissioning consortia, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.

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    Adult safeguardingSubscription

    Social Care Institue for Excellence13 June, 2011

    Those who need safeguarding help are often elderly and frail, living on their own in the community, or without much family support in care homes.

  • restraints

    Managing risk, minimising restraint: working with older people in care homesSubscription

    Social Care Institue for Excellence13 June, 2011

    These e-learning resources from the Social Care Institute for Excellence are freely available to all.  They provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist with working with older people in care homes.

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    Dignity in careSubscription

    Social Care Institue for Excellence13 June, 2011

    Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.

  • Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: improving services

    Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: improving servicesVideoSubscription

    Social Care Institue for Excellence13 June, 2011

    This Social Care Institute for Excellence film looks at how services can be improved for people with behaviours that challenge.

  • Forum calls for review of 'unacceptable' CPD variation

    Forum calls for review of 'unacceptable' CPD variationSubscription

    News13 June, 2011

    Current provision of post-registration training for nurses is “unacceptable” and must be the subject of a national review, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.

  • Review of HCA regulation options should be priority, says forum

    Review of future HCA regulation should be priority, says forumSubscription

    News13 June, 2011

    A new body due to be set up to oversee the education of health professionals should undertake an urgent review of healthcare assistant regulation, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.

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    'Regulate support workers to protect vulnerable people'Subscription

    Opinion14 June, 2011

    Senior lecturer, Peter Woodward, argues in light of the BBC Panorama case, the advantages of registration and the positive attitude of support staff towards registration, it should happen as soon as possible

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    'From Paltrow to polymaths. When we see talent, why remove it?'Subscription

    Opinion14 June, 2011

    Gwynneth Paltrow is of course very famous. Well known for sobbing at the Oscars and, my wife assures me, for being in “lots of films”.

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    Consortia must have nurse on the board, government confirmsSubscription

    News14 June, 2011

    There must be a registered nurse on the board of every GP led commissioning consortia, the government has said in its revised health reform plans – marking a victory for the Nursing Times’ Seat on the Board campaign.

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