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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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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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What future for Nursing and Nurses?

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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Presidential Campaigns and Medicare – What’s the Truth?

Guest blog by Tom Packer, 19th October 2012   With both Obama and Romney running campaign advertisements on Medicare, the presidential race is attracting lots of talk of ‘Medicare cuts’ and ‘abolishing Medicare’. Medicare is the federal government’s healthcare funding … Continue reading

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