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maandag 9 oktober 2017

Concerns over NMC plans to change student assessment and mentor training

Concerns over NMC plans to change student assessment and mentor training
Mental health nursing professors have raised concerns about plans by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to no longer require mentors to train on an approved course, claiming student learning could be negatively affected.
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Young people supporting nurses to talk about mental health
Young people with mental health conditions in London are helping to train hospital nursing staff to better support others in crisis when they are receiving urgent medical treatment.
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QNI calendar celebrates 70 years of NHS community nursing
The Queen's Nursing Institute 2018 calendar celebrates the 70th anniversary of the NHS with photographs and other images from the charity's archive going back to 1948.
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New smart bandage 'could promote better, faster healing'
US researchers have designed a "smart" bandage that they hope could eventually be tailored to heal specific types of chronic wound or battlefield injury.
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First UK guideline published for lupus management in adults
The smallest effective dose of corticosteroids should be used to treat adult patients with lupus, according to the first ever UK guideline specifically for the management of the condition.
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Violent attacks on mental health staff rising with shortages
More than two thirds of mental health workers have "often" or "sometimes" experienced an unsafe ratio of patients to staff in the past year, according to a new survey that has also revealed an increase in violent attacks.
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