Issue : March 2018
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Call me unpatriotic but I have always been confused by the word “Great” in Great Britain. Ironically it may be that I am just very British in my coyness when it comes to self-praise? Or it may be that it never really felt earned? I don’t think all the other countries got together and said, “you know who’s Great? Britain, that’s who. With it’s quaint red pillar-boxes and its willingness to tolerate Richard Branson. Let’s call her Great Britain from now on”. And even though Australia, ...
The arrival of winter has become synonymous with missed waiting time targets, cancelled operations and efforts to redirect people away from accident and emergency departments.
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“I’m a mental health student in my second year. So far I have been really pleased with how my training has been going, but there’s one area I am struggling to deal with so I was hoping I might be able to find out how other people deal with this.
The health secretary has told the new whistleblowing guardians their work is at the “heart” of a change needed in the NHS to tackle a “profoundly flawed” culture around raising concerns.
Midwives and maternity support workers from Lanarkshire in Scotland and the East Midlands in England have been named as the “midwifery services the year” by the Royal College of Midwives.
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This student nurse is feeling down about the way patients and familes treat her. Can you help her?
The director of nursing at an NHS regulatory body and a nurse peer have stressed more funding for continuing professional development (CPD) is needed to help stop nurses from leaving their jobs – and also changes to nurse wage rises.
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A film that equates climbing a mountain with common symptoms of heart failure provides a powerful reminder to clinicians of what it is like to live with the condition, according to a specialist nurse who supported those involved in the project.
A team of experienced nurses has been appointed to spearhead regional efforts to boost equality, diversity and inclusion in nursing across England.
The number of beds lost due to suspected cases of norovirus over the winter reached the highest level for five years and is “unsustainable”, according to the Royal College of Nursing.