The January edition of British Journal of Community Nursing has now been published. This edition includes articles on managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community setting and recording advance decisions to refuse treatment.
The January edition of Evidence-Based Nursing has been published. This issue includes an article explaining what a case study is, a systematic review of Yoga interventions to improve health-related quality of life (HRQL), fatigue, depression, anxiety and sleep in patients with breast cancer and a cross-sectional study showing that young people with an intellectual disability experience poorer physical and mental health during transition to adulthood.
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NHS Employers, October 2017
Until recently, the routes to developing registered nurses within the workforce have been limited, with the university degree being the main way to train this group of staff. The introduction of the nursing degree apprenticeship gives a new opportunity for employers to train nurses, while the creation of the new nursing associate role can help to be a bridge between healthcare assistants and graduate registered nurses. This infographic provides a resource to support employers to make the most of the new and existing routes into nursing.
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New articles have been published in BMC Nursing. These include papers on enhancing utility and understanding of evidence based practice through undergraduate nurse education, and a case report on treatment in the home setting with intermittent pneumatic compression for a woman with chronic leg ulcers.
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The October edition of Evidence-Based Nursing has been published. This issue includes papers on mobile phone messaging reminders for recommended exercise, a cohort study on the risk of injury in adults with dementia, and a systematic review on stimulation training for nurses to recognize and manage clinical deterioration.
Royal College of Nursing, September 2017
This Guide provides helpful tips for HCAs, HCSWs, APs, trainee nursing associates and nursing apprentices on how to stay on top of their finances. It provides advice on topics such as budgeting, work and benefits, childcare, dealing with a change in income, and affordable housing options.
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New articles have been published in BMC Nursing in August. These include an article on what establishes and excellent nurse, and a cross sectional study on organisational and environmental characteristics of residential aged care units providing highly person-centred care.
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