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Victoria Thompson


  • Blog: Ethnic cleansing, antidepressants and political correctness gone madSubscription

    6 February, 2009Updated: 9 March, 2009Comments (1)

    From ethnic cleansing to antidepressants, our pick of the weeks best nursing blogs and comment

  • Growing success for cadet schemeSubscription

    19 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A successful nursing cadet scheme in Lincolnshire has been expanded to meet high demands.

  • Kent nurse wins top learner awardSubscription

    19 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A nurse from Kent has been awarded the South East Region Adult Learners Award from the Learning Skills Council for outstanding achievement in her field of study.

  • Nurse students head to PennsylvaniaSubscription

    19 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Two nursing students from London are travelling to the US to take place in the first fully-funded international nursing exchange.

  • Nurse-led dignity scheme proves success through artSubscription

    7 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (2)

    A pilot scheme using creative arts as a way to investigate older patient’s experience of dignity in care has proved a success, according to University College London Hospitals.

  • ICU nurse chronicles near-death experiencesSubscription

    1 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (2)

    A nurse who worked closely with critically ill patients has published a book chronicling her research into near death experiences.

  • Nurses do their bit for hepatitis C awarenessSubscription

    18 June, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Specialist nurses have been raising awareness of hepatitis C at North Manchester General Hospital.

  • Student becomes charity burns championSubscription

    18 June, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Aimee Carroll, a student HCA at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, has been chosen as the first ambassador of Manchester Children’s Burns Foundation – a new charity set up last year.

  • Essex nurses claim prizes at journal awardsSubscription

    10 June, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Nurses from South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT) won top prizes at The British Journal of Nursing awards in London last month.

  • DVD initiative for pain management wins awardSubscription

    10 June, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A nurse-led team from Leeds has been awarded £10,000 to develop a DVD on chronic pain management for their patients.

All by Victoria Thompson