The chief nursing officer for England has stressed the need to share more positive stories on nursing to help tackle falling rates of applications to university training and to keep more staff in the profession.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust is supporting more flexible working for nurses, and will monitor and support those who are interested in working nights, whether permanently or in longer blocks. Allowing staff this flexibility will benefit patients and staff, says Jayne Tague
Individuals within the learning disability population are living longer, however, compared to the general population, life expectancy is considerably lower, explains Student NT editor, Rebecca Hammond.
This week is pretty busy in Nursing Times HQ. The biggest-ever Nursing Times Awards are being held at The Grosvenor tonight, and we also have the huge honour of being able to take our finalists for those awards to Clarence House to meet HRH The Prince of Wales - another first.