Erin Dean

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Nurse who almost died after developing sepsis plans trip of a lifetime

A nurse who lost both legs and an arm after developing sepsis is preparing for globe-trotting adventures following her recovery.

Emergency Nurse

Figuring out emergency care provision

As the current system used to record data for emergency departments is approximately 40 years old, a new system will be implemented by October 2017

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Westminster attack: 'You can't help but be humbled by how our staff responded'

When nurses, colleagues and patients found themselves drawn into the centre of the terrorist attack on Westminster this month, just metres from a major London hospital, their response was admirable.

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Spirituality and care in the last days of life

Nurses should ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs and cultural preferences, according to new advice from the National Institute for Health Care and Excellence.

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Resource update: Unlocking the NMC Code

A new student resource, Unlocking the Code, aims to help nursing students get to grips with the NMC code of conduct.

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The school that heals

At Gloucester House in north London, nurses and other mental healthcare professionals work alongside teachers to give children with complex problems a chance to thrive.

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Freedom to speak up? Extra protection mooted for NHS whistleblowers

NHS whistleblowers will have extra protection when they seek new jobs under plans being considered by the government.

Emergency Nurse

Setting the bar: how advanced practitioners are being recognised for transferable skills

Nurses, paramedics and other professionals working at advanced-practice level in emergency care can now obtain credentials that are nationally recognised, giving them pride and recognition in their roles and enabling them to easily transfer their skills

Nursing Children and Young People

Cerebral palsy

New guidelines published by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) puts the focus on children affected by cerebral palsy.

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Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey reveals realities of front-line nursing

Almost 60% of nurses feel stressed all or most of the time, according to an exclusive Nursing Standard survey with the Sunday Mirror and the Sunday People.

Cancer Nursing Practice

NICE quality standard on suspected cancer

New guidelines published by NICE look to improve standards of care in cancer diagnoses.

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Schwartz rounds for nursing students

Many NHS trusts give staff opportunities to share difficult experiences. Now these structured sessions are being introduced to universities in the hope of reducing student attrition and building resilience.

Nursing Older People

Ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs, NICE says

Nurses should ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs and cultural preferences, new guidance says.

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Revalidation: one year on

In the build-up to the introduction of revalidation in April last year, many nurses worried about how they would cope with the new system and some predicted it would drive people out of the profession. But 12 months on, the picture is largely positive.

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Our clinical update on new NICE guidance on tackling antimicrobial resistance.

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We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, according to the nurse brought in to turn the hospital around.

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Oncology nurses want more studies into using technology in the community

Using technology to manage cancer symptoms at home should be the focus of research, say oncology nurses.

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NMC caution order for nurse who failed to perform CPR

A nurse has admitted misconduct after failing to attempt to resuscitate a care home resident she believed was dead.