British Journal of Community Nursing – February 2018

The February edition of British Journal of Community Nursing has been published.  This issue includes articles on late-onset psoriasis, work-life balance in community nursing and loss, grief and bereavement in palliative care.

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BMC Nursing – new articles

New articles have been published in BMC Nursing.

Articles include Perceived organizational support and moral distress among nurses and “From resistance to challenge”: child health service nurses experiences of how a course in group leadership affected their management of parental groups.

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The Nursing Workforce

House of Commons Select Committee, January 2018

This report argues that too little attention has been given to retaining nurses in the NHS, which has resulted in more nurses now leaving than joining the professional register. It identifies various factors for the cause of the shortfall of nurses in the NHS including workload pressures, poor access to continuing professional development, pay and a general sense of being undervalued.

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Evidence-Based Nursing – January 2018

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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Your future nurses infographic

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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