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Is Nursing Working?

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Rosemary Macalister-Smith RGN, RM, ADM, BA (Hons), MSC, LLB (Hons), LLM Healthcare Advisor (nursing, midwifery and regulation), Healthfit (Supported by; Esther McFarlane RMN, BA Ed Studies, PG Dip Nurse … Continue reading

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Letting Leaders Lead

Contribution to 2020health report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Lou Harkness-Hudson, Unit Manager, Clinical Assessment Unit Rochdale Infirmary   The current culture in nursing is borne from a “can’t do” attitude which is compounded by … Continue reading

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Changing times, changing expectations

A contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of Nursing.’ By Monica Fletcher, Chief Nurse, Education for Health, The Athenaeum   No self-respecting individual will get up in the morning and go to work to have an … Continue reading

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Fallen angels?

A contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ by Justine Whitaker, Director and Nurse Consultant, Northern Lymphology Ltd Nursing is often described as a ‘vocation’. It appears that this has allowed some exploitation of … Continue reading

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Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing?’  By Kay Fawcett, Chief Nurse, University Hospitals, Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Nursing is based in a complex healthcare system where compassion and dignity are an expectation. Constantly … Continue reading

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What Future for Nursing and Nurses?

A contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Jenny Aston, Advanced Nurse Practitioner; Chair RCN Advanced Nurse Practitioner Forum; Chair Nursing Group RCGP General Practice, Foundation Sawston Medical Practice Nursing has … Continue reading

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Rethinking the role of the non qualified nurse

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Gail Beer, Director of Operations, 2020health We often hear that it was all much better before nurses got degrees, and that if we went … Continue reading

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Have we overqualified yet undertrained today’s nurses?

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’   By Maura Buchanan, BA RGN, PGDip, Clinical Neurosciences, PGDip Health law, Independent Nursing & Healthcare Adviser; Past President, Royal College of Nursing Major criticism of nursing and nurses … Continue reading

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Preparing the Next Generation of Nurses for Excellence and for the Reality of Employment

Contribution to 2020health’s report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Professor David Sines CBE, Pro Vice Chancellor, Buckinghamshire New University In 1959 Isabel Menzies Lyth produced her classic paper “The functioning of social systems as a defence … Continue reading

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Future of Nursing – The CQC perspective

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ Ann Farenden, National Professional Advisor, Care Quality Commission Nurses play a pivotal role in the delivery of health care today. Our responsibility at CQC is to regulate … Continue reading

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