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From ethnic cleansing to antidepressants, our pick of the weeks best nursing blogs and comment
Growing success for cadet schemeSubscription
A successful nursing cadet scheme in Lincolnshire has been expanded to meet high demands.
Kent nurse wins top learner awardSubscription
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
Two nursing students from London are travelling to the US to take place in the first fully-funded international nursing exchange.
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
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
Specialist nurses have been raising awareness of hepatitis C at North Manchester General Hospital.
Student becomes charity burns championSubscription
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
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
A nurse-led team from Leeds has been awarded £10,000 to develop a DVD on chronic pain management for their patients.