Erin Dean

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Nursing Standard

Too many BME nurses – and men – being referred to the NMC, report reveals

Disproportionate numbers of nurses from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds are referred to fitness to practise proceedings, according to new data from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Prison nursing
Nursing Standard

‘Significant’ concerns about morale and work pressures on prison nurses in Scotland

RCN Scotland study shows a rise in sickness absence reported by staff.

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Nursing Standard

New drive to help nurses move into NHS management

More nurses and doctors will be encouraged to run hospitals, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

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Nursing Standard

Second wave of test sites for nursing associate scheme revealed

The second wave of sites for training the next cohort of nursing associates has been announced after employers showed ‘real appetite’ for the role.

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Nursing Standard

Only half of stroke services have enough nurses

Patients are missing out on the best possible care due to a critical shortage of nurses and consultants, experts from a national audit programme have concluded.

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Nursing Standard

Nurses reminded of dangers of cold weather

PHE warns of risk to vulnerable

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Nursing Standard

Four out of five diabetes specialist nurses say workload is affecting patient safety

Diabetes specialist nurses teams are reaching ‘breaking point’, according to charity Diabetes UK.

Working abroad seems more popular than ever
Nursing Standard

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of nurses considered leaving UK to work overseas in past five years

Thousands of nurses have considered leaving UK to work overseas over the last five years,...

Acute care for children
Nursing Standard

Nurse-led teams caring for children at home

The increase in hospital at home services for children is creating opportunities for nurses to have more autonomy.

Nursing Standard

Contribution of Caribbean and African nurses celebrated in new documentary

New BBC4 documentary tells the story of the thousands of women from the Caribbean and Africa...

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Nursing Standard

Contraception

A new NICE quality standard says that women should be told that the coil is more effective than the morning after pill as emergency contraception.

Nursing Standard

Contraception

A new NICE quality standard says that women should be told that the coil is more effective than the morning after pill as emergency contraception.

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Nursing Standard

'Santa forgot' TV ad campaign raises awareness of dementia

Christmas is forgotten by a Santa living with dementia in an advert raising funds for research.

Drop-outs on nursing courses
Nursing Standard

War on attrition: government tackles drop-out rates on nursing courses

Health Education England has been told to reduce drop-out rates by 50%.

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Nursing Standard

Policy briefing: combating racism in the NHS

Trade union Unite has issued a policy briefing on a new toolkit to combat racism in the NHS

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Nursing Standard

Drive to curb attrition on nursing and other healthcare courses by 50%

The government wants drop-out rates halved by next year.

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Nursing Management

How do nurses become e-nurses?

Healthcare staff will need more training to take advantage of developments in IT

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Nursing Standard

Barclays bank boosts Marie Curie nurses’ technology skills

Marie Curie nurses are heading to their local bank to receive digital skills training to improve care.

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