Prison nurses are viewed as either “brave or stupid” by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role.
As a student nurse, I often feel powerless. I have no control over where my placements will be, I can’t make the NHS Business Services Authority reimburse my travel expenses any more quickly, and I have no ability to shift an essay deadline if I fancy a lazy weekend.
NT Journal Club helps you increase your knowledge and improve your practice by discussing selected articles with colleagues. Journal clubs offer an opportunity to reflect on practice, share insights and ideas in a relaxed and sociable setting, and gain participatory CPD hours towards revalidation. Click here for more information on the benefits of using reflection on reading as part of your revalidation activities.
Each month we choose a new article for you to print and distribute to club members, or you can choose from our Journal Club archive below. Articles come with a handout containing a brief commentary and discussion points to get you started. There’s also space to make notes to store in your NT Portfolio.
...gives you the confidence to be the best nurse you can be. Our online learning units, clinical practice articles, news and opinion stories, helps you increase your skills and knowledge and improves your practice.