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Macmillan shifts focus from nursing to support services

CampaignLive - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Kate Barker, director of brand at Macmillan, told Campaign: "If you ask people what they think of when you say Macmillan, their instant response is often 'nurses'. "We see this daily on our social channels when people message us to say how brilliant ...

Support for US nurse criticised over hair colour

Nursing Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
“Then the cashier continued to comment they didn't allow that sort of thing, even when she worked in fast food and that she was shocked a nursing facility would allow that,” recalled Ms Penney. When she returned home, the nurse put her thoughts into ...

Nursing body to review its own handling of Barrow midwife case

NW Evening Mail - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
BOSSES at a regulatory body have ordered an independent review into the way their own organisation handled the case of a suspended midwife linked to the deaths of two babies.

Care home nurse struck off for covering up fight between two residents

Liverpool Echo - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A care home nurse who failed to report a fight between two residents then lied to cover her tracks has been struck off. Mental health specialist Pauline McConville was on duty at Paisley Court Nursing Home, Dovecot , when the brawl broke out. She ...

'It was so simple and easy': the nursing home improving care with tech

The Guardian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Picture the scene: a care worker commuting to the nursing home they work at, messaging on their smartphone, reading a Kindle or browsing the web on a tablet.

NMC faces 'multiple risks' following Brexit

Nursing Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
NMC chair Janet Finch said yesterday that it was “more likely” that, following Brexit negotiations, EU nurses and midwives would be able to continue working in the UK, rather than there being a “lockdown” by the government on freedom of movement of ...

A quarter of dermatology nurses are the only visitor for their patients

Nursing in Practice - ‎20 hours ago‎
A survey by a leading charity has found that nearly one in four nurses reported that they were likely to be the only regular visitor for around half of the patients they see at home.
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Scrapping bursaries for trainee nurses will plunge the NHS into ...

The Independent - ‎22 hours ago‎
Hardworking, highly trained and empathetic professionals, nurses form the first and last line in patient care. The image of the nurse is iconic and highly ...
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Bursaries for student nurses will end in 2017, government confirms

The Guardian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The government has confirmed plans to end bursaries for student nurses and midwives from next year, sparking anger across the health sector.

Nursing assistant's version of Adele song goes 'viral'

Nursing Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
A video of a nursing assistant singing her version of a song made famous by Adele has gone “viral” on social media, having been watched by more than a 100,000 people around the world.

"Brexit could lead to staff shortages," nursing bosses warn

Dorset Echo - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
CONCERNS have been raised over the potential effects of leaving the EU on nursing levels in Dorset. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said that recruitment problems faced by many NHS employers could get worse with thousands of nurses currently ...

First winner of NHLI Dr Caroline Shuldham Award for nursing announced

Imperial College London - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The first NHLI Dr Caroline Shuldham Award has been presented to Rachel Buck in recognition of her achievements on the MSc Cardiorespiratory Nursing. The National Heart and Lung Institute's Dr Caroline Shuldham Award has been introduced to ...
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Adelaide nursing home worker Corey Lucas tried to suffocate an elderly man to death

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Corey Lucas was caught on a hidden camera trying to suffocate an 89-year-old nursing home resident. Now, the 29-year-old former carer, who in June pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault for his actions at the Mitcham Residential Care ...

Fears over lack of nursing cover on Hebridean island

Press and Journal - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Urgent action is needed to improve medical cover for residents and tourists on a Hebridean island, according to a Highland politician.
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Thousands of nursing students caught cheating their way through their studies in the last 3 years

The Independent - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Thousands of nursing students have been caught cheating their way through their studies, something which has “worrying implications for public health,” according to an investigation.

Nursing students triumph at top awards

Burnley Express - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Nursing cadet Lydia Hunt was named “Cadet of the Year for Cumbria and Lancashire” and fellow cadet Louise White received a “Special Merit Award” from Laura Roberts, National Director (North) at Health Education England.

College of Nursing Cardiovascular Researcher Enters International Hall of Fame

UKNow (press release) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), has inducted Terry Lennie, a professor and the associate dean of graduate faculty affairs in the UK College of Nursing, into the International Nurse Researcher Hall ...

Care home worker celebrates pearl anniversary in nursing

Oxford Mail - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
CARE home residents in Yarnton have been holding celebrations to mark manager Sheena Montague's 30 year anniversary in nursing. Everyone at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home enjoyed a high tea party for the special occasion. Over the last three ...

Hebei attracts foreign loans for nursing service

China Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
The loan from the Israeli government will be spent on upgrading facilities of Chengde city central hospital and building an affiliated nursing home with 600 beds , said an official with the provincial finance department Friday . It is the first time ...

Chase House nursing home in Arlesey celebrates opening of 1940s and '50s street – and a 103rd birthday to boot!

Comet 24 - ‎21 hours ago‎
Eve Cooper celebrates her 103rd birthday with her niece Myra Smith and Myra's husband Michael Smith. Archant. An Arlesey nursing home had a double celebration on Monday as it marked the formal opening of a unique 1940s and '50s street - as well as ...
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