Category Archives: Nursing

The voice of nursing is loud and clear

Guest Blog from the Royal College of Nursing As we approach the General Election few issues are provoking more debate than the future of the NHS. Health care is a top priority for almost every voter, from patients and their … Continue reading

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2020health comment on The Cavendish Review

The Cavendish Review “An Independent Review into Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers in the NHS and social care settings” is published today. 2020health comments: We support the recommendations made  and believe this is a first step towards improving the care … Continue reading

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Greater system change is needed for dementia patients and this must start with education

A guest blog post by Professor June Andrews, Director of Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling The Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling has received a grant to build a “virtual dementia friendly acute hospital” from … Continue reading

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Help the MS Trust safeguard the future of MS nurses

Guest blog post by the MS Trust. This week, 29th-6th May, is MS Awareness week. For more information about fundraising or to nominate an MS nurse visit the MS Trust’s MS Awareness Week website: For more information about the work of the … Continue reading

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Are we about to relegate washing and feeding to the unqualified?

Guest blog post by Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health The Royal College  of Nursing has come out firmly against the proposal  that  those wishing to enter the nursing profession should work for a year as a Health Care Assistant. … Continue reading

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Making humanity matter

A contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Julia Manning, Chief Executive, 2020health It has been concluded by some anthropologists that evidence of civilisation is not when man-made tools are first … Continue reading

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Delivering good care without increasing the cost; why quality matters

A contribution to the recent 2020health report entitled ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of Nursing’ By June Andrews, Director of the Dementia Services, Development Centre, University of Stirling The greatest tragedy about the delivery of care by nurses is … Continue reading

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