Issue : September 2018
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Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to a small study from Canada.
The NHS is a challenging place to work but equally rewarding and energising. Return to practice gives an amazing opportunity to reconnect with our passion for the profession for those with a lapsed PIN. In this blog, Bev Matthews and Chris Jones share their experiences as student and tutor.
Concern has been raised about the newly approved training arrangements for nursing associates that allow host organisations to choose whether to include students in their safe staffing quota.
Gareth Burns is to combine his passion for running and healthcare by taking part in the New York Marathon to raise £2,500 for Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
Nursing campaigns featuring smiling staff holding cut out hearts are undermining the way society views nurses, a veteran US health journalist and writer has warned.
A nurse who has invented a new weighing scale for immobile patients believes it could save lives by ensuring they get vital drugs more quickly on admission to hospital.
The next chief nursing officer for England will be a joint appointment and work across two national agencies instead the current one, it has been revealed.
'It’s time to stop talking about moving healthcare into the community – just get on and do it'Subscription
The need to provide more services in community settings is certainly not a new idea. In fact, it’s probably mentioned in some way or another at almost every healthcare event I attend.
The care minister for England, Caroline Dinenage, has promised to fight to get the voice of community nurses heard in government.
A £10m investment in online training for NHS staff in Wales was announced today to mark the official launch of a new national body designed to improve workforce planning and development.