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‘I want nurses to flourish in all areas’

Nursing is a great career, declares newly-appointed chief nursing officer for Scotland Fiona...

At what age are you too old to treat?

New research exposes a misconception that older people are more likely to refuse treatment...

Specialty that boosts survival

Jo-anne Fowles, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation lead nurse at Papworth Hospital NHS...

The workforce with strength in diversity

In 2000, three community trusts merged to become East London NHS Foundation Trust, a large...

Intelligent solution or poor substitute?

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to see 1,000 new physician associates in primary care by...

Big lessons in revalidation

A huge revalidation pilot at Aneurin Bevan Health Board in Wales – more than 800 staff...

Seeing cancer from a cultural perspective

Black and minority ethnic people are at risk of delayed cancer diagnoses because of language...

‘We’re beating the BME bias’

When Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust discovered BME candidates for senior...

Race and the NHS – a chance for change

How can we make the NHS fairer for black staff? Start by having an honest conversation, said...

Be aware and beat the odds

Denton Wilson discovered he had prostate cancer aged 42, shortly after losing his father to...

Cancer survivors inspire self-care plan

Transforming the way services are run takes time and requires engagement at all levels. But...

How to tackle the taboos of FGM

Birmingham midwife Alison Byrne runs a clinic for women affected by FGM. It provides help...

Be prepared for revalidation

Revalidation aims to build a culture of continuous improvement. This article seeks to dispel...

A generation gap in career expectations

Health Education West Midlands’ project Every Student Counts has investigated the impact of...

Preparing to fly into the Twittersphere

So what is this thing called Twitter? Most people have heard of it, some are old hands at...

Thinking big on quality

The Northern Ireland Practice and Educational Council for nursing and midwifery is a small...

When fear becomes the barrier to care

A pilot clinic run by Barts Health NHS Trust in London offers cervical screening and...

Feel-good factor of a healthy workforce

New guidance from NICE recommends that employees’ health and wellbeing should be a core...

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