Erin Dean

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Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Newly qualified nurses should have limited prescribing powers, draft NMC plans reveal

Graduating nurses in the UK will be given limited prescribing powers, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's draft education plans as seen by Nursing Standard.

Nursing Standard

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course, an independent workforce review has found.

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Nursing Standard

Childhood continence

Read our clinical update on a new children’s continence pathway.

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Primary Health Care

Clinical update – infusion therapy

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Nursing Standard

Tackling malnutrition: more work needed to meet standards

Almost half of hospitals in England are not meeting mandatory food and drink standards, according to a new report.

Mental Health Practice

Nurses and service users voice their concerns over mental health services

Mental health nurses are concerned about decreasing opportunities for long-term supportive relationships with patients, a major workforce review has found.

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Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie end of life survey findings

More than four out of ten nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs) have received no training in end of life care, a survey by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie has found.

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Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to dying patients, a Nursing Standard and Marie Curie survey has revealed.

Cancer Nursing Practice

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where bone marrow is active, are improving.

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where bone marrow is active, are improving.

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Nursing Standard

Walking could boost quality of life in patients with advanced cancer

Nurse-led study suggests that encouraging walking among patients with advanced cancer could lead to improvements in their quality of life.

Nursing Standard

US nurses urge Donald Trump to ensure affordable healthcare for all

Members of 40 US nursing organisations are urging president Donald Trump to ensure that all patients can access affordable healthcare.

Nursing Children and Young People

Clinical update – hand washing

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have provided new guidance to understand and monitor the overuse and misuse of antimicrobial medicines.

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Nursing Standard

‘Nursing is in crisis and we desperately need this pay rise’

Nurses struggling to pay heating bills, turning to costly pay day loans and pawning their possessions were discussed by MPs in an impassioned debate on NHS pay.

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Emergency Nurse

People with mental health problems often receive poor care in A&E, report reveals

Patients with mental health problems attending emergency departments for physical conditions rarely receive good care, a major review has found.

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Nursing Standard

Training needed to tackle stigma around HIV

Report reveals examples of poor care for older people with HIV

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Cancer Nursing Practice

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

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