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Practice team blog

Your practice editors Kathryn, Ann, Eileen and Fran talk about nursing in practice

All posts from: May 2012

'It's too easy to forget the simple things that make a big difference'

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 28 May 2012

Looking out of my window at the garden on a lovely sunny day reminds me of my Dad. He loved the summer, sitting in the back garden with my Mum.

'Hiving off important responsibilities devalues nurses' skills'

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthTue, 22 May 2012

News that a West Midlands trust is to extend a scheme whereby unemployed people deliver patient care makes me deeply uncomfortable.

'We need more health visitors AND more district nurses' 

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 14 May 2012

The recent report on community nursing released at RCN Congress highlights the pressure that community nursing is currently under.

'How can you revise if you don't have a plan?'

Posted by Eileen ShepherdMon, 7 May 2012

Along with “What biology coursework is now on You Tube?” and “How can you revise when your physics book is downstairs?” Sadly my daily lecture on the benefits of a plan, to-do lists, colour pens and PostIt notes is greeted with, at best, rolling eyes and a “whatever”.