We asked the nursing community on Twitter what they thought about the NHS chief executive’s desire to help staff lose weight. Here are their thoughts:
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NHS England’s chief executive Simon Stevens’ comments last week about nurses and doctors needing to lose weight to be better role models hit a nerve and a chord with NHS staff - probably in equal measure.
24 July, 2014
We asked the online nursing community what they thought about health workers taking industrial action. Here’s what they had to say:
16 July, 2014
We asked the Twitter nursing community what they thought about the new NICE safe staffing guidelines. Here’s what they told us:
3 July, 2014
After the axing of the Liverpool Care Pathway, we asked the Nursing Times Twitter community what they thought about its replacement.
6 June, 2014
We asked the nursing community how reliant their ward is on agency nurses and how this affects care.
Live debate: 'Is a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training damaging efforts to tackle problems today?'
30 May, 2014
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28 June 2019Megan Ford
The chief nursing officer for England has called on a local councillor to remove a social media post in which he claimed nurses should attend an “obesity course” rather than campaign for safe staffing legislation.
9 April 2019Gemma Mitchell
The architect behind a new national congress for student nurses has said this group of people has a “big voice” that often goes unheard.