Steve Ford's stories
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during April 2019? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
Warnings have been made about safe staffing for a while now without anyone in power taking notice, observes the new Royal College of Nursing leader, Dame Donna Kinnair, in this month’s issue of Nursing Times, which will be published later this week.
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during April 2019? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
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This Friday is one of those days of the year the Nursing Times team really look forward to. We will be hosting the annual Student Nursing Times Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel in London.
A lack of registered nurses on the ward is almost certainly a familiar and regular experience for many staff working in hospital settings. It is regrettable to be talking about it again, but we must.
Trying to celebrate the diversity of staff in the NHS and improve their representation at senior levels is an ongoing struggle, but one that has at least been gaining more attention in recent years.
I got angry on Monday at around 2.30pm. It’s not something I try to make a habit of but sometimes you hear things that just spark an emotional reaction.
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during March 2019? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
This month’s issue of Nursing Times focuses on learning disabilities, both from the perspective of general nurses caring for people affected by a learning disability and that of nurses working in the specialty itself.
On Monday evening I had dinner surrounded by bugs – pictures of big colourful flu bugs that is. I was attending the annual flu fighter awards, which are organised by NHS Employers on behalf of the government.