More than a hundred student nurses have been told they will not receive any further loan instalments for their living costs this academic year, following an error by the company that distributes the money, it has been claimed.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust is supporting more flexible working for nurses, and will monitor and support those who are interested in working nights, whether permanently or in longer blocks. Allowing staff this flexibility will benefit patients and staff, says Jayne Tague
Criticism is one of the most helpful tools management have to aid their workforce if it is used in a constructive way. If it is not, it can ruin a person’s self-esteem and damage a team’s morale, explains student editor for adult nursing, Alisha Poole.
The nature and causes of violent incidents in intensive-care settings
1 December, 2002
Terry Ferns, BSc (Hons), PGDE, RN.Lecturer Practitioner, University of Greenwich/Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London; he was formerly part of the Staff Development Team, Adult Intensive Care, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust, LondonThis paper reports on a study into the incidence, nature and causes of physical violence experienced by nurses working in intensive-care environments.