We asked the nursing community on twitter what they think of the introduction of an appreticeship route into nursing for healthcare assistants
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Live debate: 'Is a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training damaging efforts to tackle problems today?'
30 May, 2014
This week’s twitter debate discussed whether a tendancy to look back fondly on the “good old days” of nurse training is damaging the future of nurse education
13 March, 2014
The Royal College of Nursing’s latest Frontline First report has revealed the NHS has nearly 4,000 fewer senior nurses than it did four years ago.
11 March, 2014Steve Ford
The health service has nearly 4,000 fewer senior nurses than it did just four years ago, according to a report by the Royal College of Nursing.
7 March, 2014Steve Ford
Plans for new apprenticeships to fast-track healthcare assistants into nursing must not be used as a way to dilute the graduate-level profession nurses have worked towards for many years, say nursing leaders.
4 March, 2014Jo Stephenson
Campaigners from the Safe Staffing Alliance have emphasised that a nurse-patient ratio of more than one-to-eight should be a warning signal that a ward may be struggling.
27 February, 2014
After Europe-wide research suggested that having a higher proportion of nurses with degrees reduces the likelihood of patient deaths following surgery, we asked the twitter community what they thought the implications might be
21 February, 2014
We asked the twitter nursing community what they think of this suggestion - here’s what they told us…
14 February, 2014
Catch up on last week’s twitter discussion on the NT investigation into a lack of placements available for students
28 January, 2014
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26 November, 2013Steve Ford
Frontline nurses need more support and training in coping with complaints from patients, nursing leaders have been warned by the author of an NHS review.