Kathryn Godfrey's stories
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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?
Has healthcare lost its humanity?Subscription
Do you think healthcare has become just about systems and processes so that the individual - staff and patient - are just cogs in the ever-turning wheel?
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
A Dutch study of cervical screening for HPV and cancer found screening intervals could be safely extended in some groups
Improve your understanding of dementiaSubscription
Dementia is becoming more common as a result of our ageing population but we can forget it is not an inevitable part of the ageing process
Dementia is a complex issue and affects individuals and their families in different ways.