Support in practice Aug 2013

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This is the summer supplement for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners.

Support in practice

Regulation moves a step closer
Tanis Hand hopes the government will respond positively to the recent independent review of HCAs’ training
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Turning learning into action
A project in Milton Keynes is seeking to improve dementia care by enrolling HCAs on a specialist course, says Jon White
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Triumph of teamwork
A scheme to give nursing assistants a role in student mentoring is proving its worth, says Karen Edwards.
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Rising to the challenge
Beattie Dray offers hints and advice on how to pursue your nursing dream successfully
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Too hot… or too cold?
It is vital to measure a patient’s temperature accurately and act on any unusual changes, says Robin Lewis
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Legal advice
Richard Griffith on the duty of candour.
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