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How can A&E units improve their performance?
The first point that I must make is that I do not wish to appear unappreciative or condescending. Hospital A&E work is amongst the most important that any person can undertake and many of us would find the strain unbearable. … 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
Posted in Dementia, Elderly, Nursing, Patients, Uncategorized Tagged dementia, nursing, Patients, Professor June Andrews, University of Stirling Leave a comment
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: www.msawareness.org.uk 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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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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Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Gloria Dowling MBA BSc (Hons) RGN MIHM ABCI, NHS Specialist Advisor to London Resilience Team (LRT), NHS London Advances in technology have changed the face of … Continue reading
Adapting to new technologies; making the big changes to delivery of care
Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Samantha Walker, RGN PhD, Executive Director, Research & Policy, Asthma UK Adapting to uncertainty Now that the Health Bill has passed into the statute books (Department … Continue reading
Too posh to wash?
Jeremy Hunt’s statement today on the Francis Report is expected to include: Mandatory first year for nursing students spent as Health Care Assistant Standard training for Health Care Assistants (but no registration) Duty of candour but with no individual responsibility … Continue reading
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