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Practice team blog

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

All posts from: November 2013

Have you defined your personal privacy settings?

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthMon, 25 Nov 2013

Student Nursing Times has been having an interesting debate on how much information about themselves nurses should share.

Government misses opportunity to redefine ward sister role

Posted by Eileen ShepherdTue, 19 Nov 2013

The government’s failure to make mandatory the recommendation by Robert Francis to get ward sisters out of the office and back with patients and staff is a missed opportunity.

Have you defined your personal privacy settings?

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthMon, 18 Nov 2013

Student Nursing Times has been having an interesting debate on how much information about themselves nurses should share.

A dog could be someone's only friend

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 11 Nov 2013

Pets are an increasingly important part of our lives and especially so for many older people. For some, their dog is the most important being in their lives with a strong attachment bond that gives them companionship and helps to get them through tough times. For those who have few friends and family they can be almost like next of kin.

Prince Charles can be a powerful ally for the profession

Posted by Ann ShuttleworthMon, 4 Nov 2013

I was lucky enough to be one of the Nursing Times team who went to Clarence House last week to a reception for finalists of the Nursing Times Awards, which was hosted by HRH the Prince of Wales – who has also written of his support in Nursing Times. It was a lovely ...