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Volunteering in women’s and children’s hospitals in russia

01 December 2009

Mental Health Practice


A short stint volunteering in hospitals organised through Insight Abroad provided an opportunity to improve resources and patient-centred activities at two run-down...

How UK-trained nurse volunteers working overseas can reduce healthcare inequalities

30 August 2016

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Universal health coverage is an ambitious goal central to the eradication of poverty in low and middle-income countries. However, the number of qualified staff...

Sharing skills in dementia care with staff overseas

30 April 2014

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

More than 35 million people worldwide are living with dementia. In some countries the existence of a health and social welfare state offers a level of support to...

Inspiring start

30 August 2005

Nursing Standard


This is the Year of the Volunteer and in one hospital many volunteers go on to become nurses, thanks to the help and support they get from Terry Owen and her...

Magic moments

11 January 2011

Nursing Standard


Every year volunteer nurses accompany children with life-limiting conditions and their families on a trip to Walt Disney World, Florida.

Happy to be of service

01 February 2011

Nursing Standard


Many NHS nurses volunteer for the St John Ambulance service in their spare time.