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I knew nursing was what I had to do – my bursary made it possible

The Guardian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
I will never forget the nurse who smiled as I walked in, understood and hugged me as I cried on her shoulder. For a few minutes, I didn't have to be strong, because she let me have some time to just be.
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CQC place Dean Wood Manor nursing home in Wigan in special measures

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A nursing home in Greater Manchester has been placed in special measures after inspectors found it failed to report "several serious incidents".
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Patients far more likely to die if nurses care for more than six, major study finds

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Every 10 percentage point in the proportion of intensive care bed days on which nursing care was provided was associated with a 0.6 per cent increase in death rates.

Heacham widower thanks nursing team for late wife's care

Lynn News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Presentation to The Coastal Community Nursing Team at the Heacham, by Adrian Wallace as a thank you for the care provided to his wife Christine.

Nursing Staffing Levels Bill passed by AMs

ITV News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The bill, which will set a European precedent for a legal requirement for safe nursing levels on wards, now only needs Royal Assent to become law.

Rapist Vijay Bundhun is struck off nursing register after being jailed for life for sex attacks

Canterbury Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A former mental health nurse jailed for life for sex attacks on the women and girls he was paid to support has been struck off the nursing register. Vijay Bundhun, of Tonford Lane, Canterbury, was ordered to spend at least 11 years in prison in August ...
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Sturgeon unveils £27m to help GP and nursing recruitment 'challenges'

Care Appointments - ‎17 hours ago‎
Scotland faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, the First Minister has acknowledged, as she announced funding of £27 million to train more doctors, nurses and midwives. Nicola Sturgeon set out measures to boost access for ...

Haverhill nurse speaks out over need for free bursaries

Diss Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
Following Chancellor George Osborne's announcement last year that bursaries for nursing students and other healthcare undergraduates would be replaced by student loans from August 2017, more than 1,300 people have contacted the Royal College of ...

Nursing students help keep THON dancers in top shape

Penn State News - ‎18 hours ago‎
That's where Penn State's College of Nursing comes in. Under the supervision of nursing faculty, students enrolled in NURS 306 (Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents) administer medications for the dancers as part of their required clinical hours.

Night nursing's good old days

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
A REUNION of nurses who for many years worked at the old St James Hospital in Devizes has brought back memories for people who worked there until its closure in 1990.

'Housing Policy Debate' publishes Penn Nursing & Cornell study on affordable housing

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHILADELPHIA (February 11, 2016) - Housing Policy Debate recently published a study on the effect micro-neighborhood conditions have on adult educational attainment in subsidized housing.
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Fall in neonatal nurses linked to higher death rate

Nursing Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The researchers assessed the impact of one-to-one nursing on the monthly death rate in tertiary level neonatal units - those designated to provide intensive care - in England.
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Massachusetts strengthens oversight of nursing homes

WCVB Boston - ‎5 hours ago‎
Massachusetts health regulators are strengthening oversight of nursing homes by creating a unit to conduct unannounced inspections and promising to fine problem-plagued facilities.

More newborns die in ICU without 1-to-1 nursing

Futurity: Research News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) recommends one-to-one nursing care for newborns in neonatal intensive care in the UK, and a ratio of one nurse for every two infants in high dependency units. For infants in receipt of special care ...

Nurses launch 'Care on Camera' photography contest to mark RCN centenary

Amateur Photographer - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
'Modern nursing is complex but rewarding and 'Care on Camera' will be a great way of showcasing the fantastic work that goes on up and down the country every day.

New nursing course in Thetford

Bury Free Press - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Nursing Access to HE Diploma Level 3 is also the first step into higher education courses in nursing, social work, occupational therpay, physiotherapy and other health care degrees.

Improving patient discharge

Nursing in Practice - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
My role as a district nurse and clinical team lead for the Hospitla2Home team at The Northumbria Hospital is an example of how community nursing is helping to ensure the timely discharge of patients with complex needs. Obviously one of the big ...

Genesis nursing scholarships available

Quad City Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Applications are being accepted through March 31 for the Genesis Health System Foundation nursing student scholarships program.

Bursary cuts

Nursing in Practice - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Jeremy Hunt, secretary of state for health, has just escaped a head on clash with the junior doctors - and walked into one with student nurses! Within days of the government announcing the replacement of nursing bursaries with student loans, a petition ...

Profile: Ali Herbert, hospital ship nurse

Nursing in Practice - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Therefore, she decided to undertake a specialised theatre-nursing course in 1983-1984, otherwise known as a one-year post-registration course at Southampton General Hospital to widen her nursing horizon. It was at this time she first began to think ...
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