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Technology: Changing the role of the nurse

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

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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

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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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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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