Kathryn Godfrey's stories
Monday this week was the first day that nursing associates were able to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council register – around 1,800 are expected to qualify and come on board over the next few months.
Nursing Times has launched a new online learning unit for nurses on the management of obesity.
It’s freshers time at universities and across mainstream and social media we have been seeing the inevitable pictures of students lurching around city centres in a drunk and dishevelled state.
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This week we published a research study on how student nurses see their professional identity. Previous evidence has shown that by the time students are ready to qualify many are still not confident in this identity.
We must move care into the community to improve how we deliver services for patients. How long and how often has that goal been proclaimed over the last 20 years or more?
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Christine Wise’s husband Trevor was diagnosed with early-onset dementia at the age of 56; and she gave up her job as a senior academic to look after him.
The pros and cons of 12-hour shifts are a much debated topic within nursing as they now make up about a third of all shifts. Brought in over the last 20 years or so to make efficiencies and cut staffing costs, they have proved popular with nurses who find they offer significant advantages for running their lives.
An Australian study has found that the rate of suicidal thoughts was seven times higher in a group 3,338 adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes than in the general population
Abuse of older people is continuing in care homes in England as revealed by a staff survey published this week in Nursing Times