Issue : September 2018
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Joanne Reynard tells Christine Fernando how a pair of colourful pom-pom-coated characters helped Leeds Community Healthcare Trust get its frontline staff vaccinated against flu
Embattled council representatives at the Royal College of Nursing are fighting back against an attempt to have them removed by appealing to the union’s members to stand by the group.
‘What’s with all the negativity?’Subscription
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How incidents that occurred while a registrant practised as a paramedic led to an FtP hearingSubscription
A case study highlighting how incidents that occurred while the registrant practised as a paramedic led to them being the subject of a Nursing and Midwifery Council fitness to practise hearing
Final panel decision: How incidents that occurred while a registrant practised as a paramedic led to an FtP hearingSubscription
Find out how the NMC panel acted in this case. Not yet read the case? Read the charge and background here
Last month researchers from Scotland urged that nursing undergo a ‘rebranding’ to encourage more men to come into the profession. This suggestion – which led to everyone in the country who works in marketing to throw their arms in the air and scream ‘pick me, pick me’ – was prompted by reports that only 10% of student nurses in Scotland were male
Plan for your next career move this autumnSubscription
As we move into the autumn, our events programme continues with our Nursing Times Careers Live events, which will help you plan your next career move in your professional development
All frontline health service staff will be “expected” to have a influenza vaccination, as part of a comprehensive plan for winter, NHS leaders have announced today.
Nurse handed caution for not carrying out CPR on “clearly dead patient” (Nursing Times, 7 March 2017); Prison told to issue guidance after nurses carried out CPR on “clearly dead” inmate (Nursing Times, 22 August 2018).
Evidence does not support the widespread use of statins in healthy older people to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to the authors of a new Spanish study.