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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BMC Nursing – New articles

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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Evidence-Based Nursing – October 2017

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.

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The RCN Money Guide for HCAs, HCSWs, APs, Trainee Nursing Associates and Nursing Apprentices

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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BMC Nursing – new articles

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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BMC Nursing is an open access publication.

Evidence-Based Nursing – July 2017

The July edition of Evidence-Based Nursing has now been published.  This issue includes a qualitative synthesis on the communication parents receive about childhood vaccinations and a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of protected mealtimes in hospitals as well as articles on midwifery, child health and care of older adults.

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