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.
On the way home from an appointment a few weeks ago, I turned the radio on, and heard actor Helen Mirren being interviewed. She was talking about the importance of self-worth. She was suggesting it was often in short supply for young people these days as they felt the value they contributed was not enough.
Video interview with the winner of the Chief Nursing Officer's award
21 August, 2008
Watch a short film about Nicky Hepden and her Baker Street Clinic in Reading. The clinic - which provides healthcare to some of the area's most vulnerable groups - landed Nicky the Chief Nursing Officer's Award at the NT Awards. Here she talks about setting up the clinic, her work and what it felt like to win the award.