Issue : May 2018
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’This book is suitable for anyone who would like to develop their communication techniques in challenging situations. ’
’The text is well written and enjoyable to read’
18–24 June is Learning Disability Awareness Week.
Joanne (pictured) was diagnosed with mucinous breast cancer in 2017.
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Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who work for the NHS in England have only a few hours left to register their view on whether to accept or reject the current pay proposals.
National efforts to stop nurses from leaving their jobs, and in some cases the profession altogether, have seen some employers reduce turnover, but it is still “very early days”, according to a senior nurse at England’s NHS regulator.
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Emergency readmissions to hospital have risen by almost a fifth in seven years pointing to problems in the way older patients are cared for, according to new research.
Last weekend I watched the BBC programme The Big Question, which explored whether robots and artificial intelligence could do more harm than good.
Operating theatres may soon with two suturing devices that could provide a new alternative to hand stitching, according to those behind the new technology.
A new nursing academy has been launched today to “combine academic rigour with NHS expertise”, with the aim of raising standards of care in Devon.
Nurses are best placed to implement new guidance on caring for frail, elderly diabetes patients, one of its authors has told Nursing Times.
The University of Dundee is setting up a new nursing course in Singapore that will award degree-level qualifications to hundreds of registered nurses a year.
Spending on agency nurses fell by 20% in the latest financial year as trusts used more bank staff instead to cover vacancies, according to the NHS’s latest annual review.
'What drives us to become nurses?'Subscription
As I sat across from my head of year some 30 years ago in my careers talk, I told her that I wanted to be a nurse. She said, “but have you thought about being something a bit more academic like a radiographer?”
Scores of school nurses in Birmingham could be facing redundancy amid plans to cut funding by virtually half and scrap the school nursing service.
Nurse leaders need four key skills to effectively drive cross-sector collaborations to boost levels of health in their community, according to US researchers.
Health professionals must identify children at risk of obesity at a much earlier age and offer families better support in combating poor lifestyle choices, according to a hard-hitting report by MPs.