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Nursing and Midwifery

  • Bursary applications open for ADHD

    Nurse led programmes in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) could earn extra funding following the launch of this year’s Nursing Bursary Awards for Innovation in ADHD by Shire UK.

  • Anna D’Arcy, Public Health Lead for Nutrition and Physical Activity

    School nurses to contact GPs

    School nurses in Wandsworth are beginning to contact local GPs about children at their schools who are classed as very obese, as identified by the National Child Measurement Programme.

  • Nurses will care under Francis shake-up

    In a bid to inject more compassion into nursing following the Francis Report student nurses are to work for up to a year as healthcare assistants with funding for doing so tied to their degree courses under plans announced as part of the government’s initial response to the Francis Report.

  • Dr Peter Carter, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary

    High quality, compassionate care for patients

    Chief Nursing Officer Jane Cummings’ vision of high quality, compassionate care for patients may hinge on staffing levels, said Dr Peter Carter, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary (pictured).