Chris Longhurst

Nursing Standard

Diet study offers hope for people with epilepsy

Bacteria may help limit seizures, study of high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet finds

Christie Watson
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Author Christie Watson's charity walk for nurses facing hardship

Nurses will join Christie Watson as she walks 10,000 steps through London for NHS 70th anniversary

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Nursing associate role ‘has made things worse for social care’

New role is taking staff away from care sector, says Health Education England chief

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Confed 18 looks to the future of the NHS workforce

Confed 18 fringe imagines working life in the NHS in 2026

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Hospitals underestimate number of staff needed to prevent infections

Study suggests new benchmark

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Sharing surveillance of infectious diseases could reduce use of antibiotics

International study found diagnoses improved through shared use of surveillance systems

Support for Bawa-Garba
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NMC to update reflective practice guidance in wake of Bawa-Garba ruling

Healthcare regulators need to review their advice about reflection, Williams report states

Nicola Sturgeon
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I hope we can give Scotland's NHS staff a better pay deal than England's – Sturgeon

Unions urge Scottish Government to reach agreement on pay, as first minister announces...

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NMC chief explains why she is quitting

Jackie Smith says the time is right to go

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ICN names new chief executive

The ICN has named Isabelle Skinner, a member of the Australian College of Nurses, as chief...

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Employers in Scotland struggle to reduce NHS nurse vacancies

Sharp rise in long-term vacancies as overall level of unfilled nursing posts remains static

Jackie Smith
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FtP cases: NMC fails to support people involved

Flaws identified in NMC's handling of Morecambe Bay tragedies persist even now

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Emergency readmissions jump 40% in seven years

Emergency readmissions to hospital for potentially preventable conditions have risen 40% in...

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Hospital workers call off parking-charges protest at the 11th hour

Hospital staff in King's Lynn will now vote on board's revised offer for car park...

nurse and doctor
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Overseas nurses: public wants relaxation of visa rules

Extent of NHS nursing shortage means foreign doctors are missing out on visas

Hospital caterers
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Hospital food: the trusts yet to reach nutrition standards

Providers in England making good progress on the five standards, but there is still work to be done

Karen Roberts
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Decline in cancer nurse numbers could become legacy of student bursary cut

Encourage students to consider cancer specialty, Karen Roberts tells conference Bursary cut may further reduce cancer nursing numbers, says Macmillan chief nurse

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Specialist nurse support is what patients remember, cancer survivor tells conference

RCNi Cancer Nursing Practice conference 2018 hears about benefits of volunteering and online support