Category list : On The Pulse
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Nursing is often described as a vocation; a calling for those who have an innate aptitude for caring.
That health professionals are prepared to help others regardless of the situation leaves the rest of us in aweSubscription
When I opened my copy of Metro on my way to work on Tuesday morning, a picture of a smiling young woman holding a bunch of bright yellow sunflowers jumped out at me.
Students and educators have much to celebrateSubscription
Colleagues had told me that the Student Nursing Times Awards was one of the best events of the year, and on Friday I found out why.
How can we ensure all nurses understand learning disabilities and autism? Last chance to have your saySubscription
Today, 26 April, is the last chance to contribute to a government consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff.
For the sake of nurses, patients and the NHS, the workforce plan must support nurses’ mental wellbeing Subscription
“The cost of poor mental health in the NHS equates to £1,794–£2,174 per employee per year.”
Trying to celebrate the diversity of staff in the NHS and improve their representation at senior levels is an ongoing struggle, but one that has at least been gaining more attention in recent years.
Tackling knife crime is a government responsibility – leave nurses to deal with its aftermathSubscription
The home secretary’s plan to make hospital staff legally accountable for “preventing and tackling” youth violence has sparked much discussion within the nursing profession this week.
One chance to get it right: with specialist support general nurses can provide excellent palliative careSubscription
One news story in Nursing Times particularly attracted my attention this month.
On Thursday, three respected independent think tanks – the Health Foundation, the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust – released their report, Closing the Gap, which calls for an expansion of nurse training, with the scrapping of tuition fees for postgraduate ...
The new CNO has set out her stall with her key priorities for representing the professionSubscription
Somewhat to my surprise, I discovered a new board game this week while attending the chief nursing officer for England’s summit in Birmingham.