Issue : March 2018
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Miss any of the news affecting the profession during April 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
NHS Blood and Transplant is a special health authority that provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This week, we’re looking at the work of nursing council member Marion Jones.
Trauma informed care in an acute settingSubscription
Prior to the start of her fifth mental health nursing placement, Maisie Hare had little experience of observing or facilitating trauma work
Did you know that Macmillan’s website has a range of videos for and about people affected by cancer?
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during March 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
The proposed pay deal for the NHS in England announced by government, employers and unions at the end of last month is the result of intense and detailed talks that started after the budget last November, explains Unison’s Sara Gorton, who led the pay negotiations on behalf of unions.
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during March 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
Over the past several years there has been a positive shift in how type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance are managed.
When someone tells you that they have just been diagnosed with cancer, what do you say to them?
Who are our heroes and villains for March 2018?Subscription
Do you agree with our choice for this month’s hero and villain?
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has defended its proposal to deal with the majority of fitness to practise cases in private, following claims the change will decrease transparency and remove a deterrent against poor conduct.
Women with polycystic ovaries having a two-fold increased risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to UK researchers.
A raft of changes to pre-registration nurse education, student assessment and prescribing have been approved, following a “historic decision” by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Dr Cheryl Etches, chief nurse and deputy chief executive at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, has retired after 38 years of service.
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?
We asked our readers what they think of the new pay proposals. Here, Cara Large of Russells Hall Hospital has her say…
A new record high in the number of NHS nurses and other staff in Wales must become an “increasing trend over the coming years”, according to union leaders.
Student nurse Abbie Jobbling trained and prepared as well as anyone possibly could, but even then found her first resuscitation experience was much tougher than she expected.
Specialist nurses who treat patients with multiple sclerosis have warned that they are increasingly being put under pressure to help people with the condition to claim disability benefits.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has agreed not to raise annual registration fees for nurses and midwives in 2018 but has said it will need to review the payment in more detail ahead of next year.