Alistair Kleebauer

Comforting distressed patient
Nursing Standard

Nurses' views sought on suicide prevention in Northern Ireland

Nurses' views are sought for a consultation into Northern Ireland's suicide...

Dementia training
Nursing Standard

Northern Ireland healthcare staff to assess dementia training needs

A dementia learning and development framework has been launched in Northern Ireland to help...

1 hour 2 empower
Nursing Standard

‘Cuts to CPD funding will jeopardise NHS transformation plans’

The Council of Deans of Health criticised cuts to funding of nurses' continuing professional development, which it said is at odds with government plans to improve NHS care provision.

golden hello
Nursing Standard

Trust offers band 5 nurses £1,000 'golden hello' bonus

To recruit more nurses for its adult inpatient units, Humber NHS Foundation Trust is...

Placement threats
Nursing Standard

Mentors are 'manipulated, sometimes threatened'

Alarming behaviour by some failing students

Lister Hospital
Nursing Standard

Protest against trust's plan to offer nurses higher salary to opt out of pension

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is offering new nurses a higher salary in exchange for opting out of the NHS pension scheme

Sports Direct workers
Nursing Standard

Sports Direct to appoint nurse after health and safety review

Nurse and welfare officer will offer advice to staff at retailer’s vast warehouse, where inquiry revealed ‘appalling’ working conditions

men's health
Nursing Standard

QNI announces £5,000 funding opportunity for men's health projects

Community and primary care nurses can apply for funding of up to £5,000 for projects which...

NHS 111 online triage
Nursing Standard

NHS 111 to get online triage service

Health secretary announces new online services and apps that will be available to patients from the end of next year

Yoga and mindfulness
Nursing Standard

Yoga and mindfulness can benefit young people with eating disorders, clinical psychologist says

Senior clinical psychologist Sam Bottrill said yoga and mindfulness can help young people...

Practice nurse eating disorder
Nursing Standard

Practice nurses provide 'easier first stop' for young people with eating disorders

Young people with eating disorders can find it easier to speak to practice nurses than GPs...

girl using smartphone
Nursing Standard

‘Social networks reinforced my anorexia, but helped my recovery too’

Student Ruby Tucker highlights complex role of social media in eating disorders

Nurses preventing suicide
Nursing Standard

Nurses' key role in preventing suicides

Nurses are best placed to develop a rapport and communicate with patients at risk of suicide...

Learning disability hols
Learning Disability Practice

Mencap reveals lack of support for children with learning disabilities in summer

A poll by learning disability charity Mencap showed 80 per cent of parents of a child with a...

Breast cancer nurses
Nursing Standard

Chemotherapy mortality study highlights the importance of secondary cancer care nurses

Public Health England and Cancer Research UK publish study revealing 30-day mortality rates...

Shona Robison (left) visits a skin cancer clinic at NHS Lothian
Nursing Standard

NHS Scotland plans to recruit more than 400 nurses and midwives to new posts by next April

Scottish Government publishes plans for its NHS workforce for 2016/17

exercising outdoors
Nursing Standard

‘Green prescribing’ a good way to coax older people outdoors

Older people more likely to do outdoor activity if it’s recommended by a healthcare professional

Nursing Standard

Shift patterns are leading to burnout claims nurse

The NHS Tayside nurse said eight-hour shifts can be worked for up to 10 days in a row and nursing staff are quitting as a result.