Tag Archives: Nursing Practice

Dementia Care in Hospitals (RCN Development Programme / University of Worcester)

Summary The Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester, in collaboration with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), has published a report on the programme about the role of nurses in dementia care. It investigates the need to … Continue reading

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Health Education England’s Pre-Nursing Experience Pilots (HEE)

Summary This document reflects students’ views of Health Education England (HEE)’s pre-nursing experience pilot programme. The Francis Inquiry report recommended that student nurses should be required to spend a period of time working directly with patients before starting their degree course. … Continue reading

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More From the RCN’s Annual Conference in Liverpool (BBC News)

Summary Nurses feel they are being targeted and treated unfairly. More “fall-out” from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)’s Annual Conference in Liverpool: Read more: BBC News: Is nurse training plan a stupid idea?. Reference Triggle, N. (2013). Is nurse training plan … Continue reading

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Care in Local Communities: District Nursing (Department of Health)

Summary The new vision and service model outlined in this report builds on the “Compassion in practice” national vision for nurses, midwives and care staff. The model has been developed by the Department of Health, NHS Commissioning Board Authority, The … Continue reading

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Nursing Leader Makes Proposals For Health Trusts, Staffing Levels and Professional Culture (BBC News)

Summary Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, is proposing that health trusts should publish and justify their staffing levels at least twice a year. Her call, to be made at a conference in Manchester today, is an attempt to address concerns over neglect and abuse … Continue reading

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New Vision for Nursing: Views Sought (Department of Health / NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary A new vision for nursing, midwifery and care-giving proposes placing greater emphasis on the importance of compassionate care and seeks feedback on how such values can be developed in health and social care. The vision seeks to understand: How … Continue reading

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RCN’s New Technology Guide: Using Technology to Complement Nursing Practice (RCN)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has produced a set of five guides to help nursing staff use new technology. … Continue reading

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