This week NT is running a special feature on how nurses are taking the initiative and transforming their roles ahead of the curve.
Thisweek NT launches its latest campaign – to end car parking charges for all nurses working in the NHS in every part of the UK.
NT’s exclusive survey this week reveals that three-quarters of nurses would be worried about the legal risks of intervening in a public emergency – and as many as 13% would therefore avoid doing so.
It comes as no surprise that of the limited number of frontline nurses who responded to the NMC consultation on pre-registration training, over-two thirds opposed moving to an all-graduate profession.
With any new technology – however much it may improve matters – comes risk. This is particularly true of healthcare because of the threat to patient safety should something not go as planned.
Nurse managers have a leading role to play on delivering quality, patient-centred care. That is the message from speakers at the RCN’s Quality Improvement Network conference in London last week.
The sexual health of the nation is in crisis: rates of sexually transmitted infection are rising, particularly amongst older people.
Our exclusive survey this week is a stark reminder of the challenges facing the health service, with more than a quarter of nurses saying they want to quit within the next five years.
A government-commissioned report has called for all nurses to be trained in caring for patients with learning disabilities.
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The consultation on the most significant shake-up to nursing careers has backed the plan for new career pathways, but the detail is yet to be agreed.