Student nurses in Scotland are to use virtual world program Second Life to enhance their training from next year.
Health visitors and community nurses will work to rule tomorrow in a day of industrial action against the government’s three-year NHS pay deal, which they say has already been overtaken by the credit crunch.
Lessons from the Baby P case must be learnt within Haringey and the wider NHS, according to the Healthcare Commission.
Deprivation and child protection factors could be used instead of just caseloads to calculate the number of NHS health visitors needed, according to Viv Bennett, deputy chief nursing officer for England
Unite nurses vote in favour of strikeSubscription
Nurse members of Unite could strike before Christmas, after voting in favour of industrial action over the government’s three-year NHS pay deal.
District nursing faces greater pressureSubscription
Pressure will fall on district nursing because fewer people are being look after in residential homes, according to a leading care homes expert.
NT speaks to Sharon White, School and Public Health Nurse Association professional officer about sex education in schools.Subscription
A three-minute interview with Sharon White, School and Public Health Nurse Association professional officer about teaching sex education in schools.
Date revealed for sacked nurse's tribunalSubscription
Karen Reissmann, the nurse who was sacked after blowing the whistle over concerns to reform mental health services in the Manchester region, has been given a date for her tribunal hearing.
Suicide patient shot himself on hospital wardSubscription
The hospital where a patient shot himself dead after asking for the curtains surrounding his bed to be closed is reviewing security.
Scotland axes outsourced hospital cleaningSubscription
NURSES in Scotland will not be expected to taken on extra cleaning under a directive to bring domestic services back in-house.