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Establishing a sustainable nursing workforce

23 July 2010

Nursing Management

Feature

Occupational sustainability in healthcare services involves meeting the demands of a changing NHS without compromising the health and wellbeing of nurses. This...

Nursing education: the disseminated model

01 March 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

In Scotland, learning disability nursing education is provided by institutions in the central region, resulting in fewer numbers of qualified nurses across other...

Are nurses expected to have information technology skills?

01 September 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

This article discusses the knowledge management skills required by nurses in the context of the government’s information strategy for England and Wales, which...

The intelligent workforce

13 September 2008

Nursing Management

CPD

IF THE healthcare service is to remain fit for purpose and the government’s skills agenda is to be addressed, the healthcare workforce must be developed (Department...

Time for study

01 September 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Education

The ‘modern nurse’ is expected to provide clinical care of a high standard while signing up to the commitment of life-long learning. Nurse training and education...

Time for study

01 September 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Education

The ‘modem nurse’ is expected to provide clinical care of a high standard while signing up to the commitment of life-long learning. Nurse training and education does...

Development of a paediatric short-stay observation and assessment unit

08 May 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

In recent years children’s emergency admissions have risen by 18%. In 2011 a team at a city district general hospital in England recognised that children were being...

Enhancing nurse satisfaction: an exploration of specialty nurse shortage in a region of NHS England

22 March 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

Aim This article offers nurse managers guidance on analysing, managing and addressing a potentially dissatisfied nursing workforce, focusing on three priority...

Investigating ward nurses’ responses to deteriorating patients

18 September 2018

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Deteriorating patients often present with suboptimal vital signs. If these are not recognised by healthcare staff, the patient’s condition can deteriorate further,...

Increasing the workforce in remote and rural areas

30 September 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes a pilot scheme launched to address workforce needs in remote and rural areas of Scotland, in which three universities collaborated in the...
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