The importance of supporting women with Hyperemesis Gravidarum to promote their emotional wellbeing

By Rachael Buabeng, Hyperemesis Gravidarum & Maternal health advocate, Ocean Service People Engagement Worker (East London Foundation Trust – Maternal Mental Health Services), Maternity Transformation Programme Service User Voice, Co-chair on the Black and Black-mixed heritage Maternity Voice Partnership for Homerton (City & Hackney), Maternal Health Research Engagement Consultant, Founder of Mummy’s Day Out. @BuabengRachael […]

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Why should we be encouraging international students to study nursing?

This week’s blog is written by Rhian Stevens (@rhianstevens1), Lecturer in Nursing (Child Field and International) at the University of Birmingham. In the blog, Rhian reflects on why we should be encouraging international students to study pre-registration nursing. Why should we be encouraging international students to study nursing? Students are increasingly looking to study abroad […]

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Innovation for Placement Regeneration

This week’s blog is written by Amy Hunter (@aeh_health) who currently leads the HEE Clinical Placement Expansion Project in Leeds (@CPEPLeeds), bringing together local practice partners for innovative ‘Future Placements’. Amy is also Chair of the One Workforce Leeds project’s Technology and Innovation Subcommittee, which considers the placement experiences of all learners in Health and […]

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Write for us in 2022!

David Barrett; Deputy Editor, Evidence-Based Nursing Journal At Evidence-Based Nursing (EBN) journal we seek to promote high-quality research through the publication of commentaries, summaries and opinion pieces. The journal is dependent on contributions from nurses and the broader healthcare community, and we are always looking for new authors. If you’re interested in writing for us, then there […]

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Leadership lessons from Disney’s Peter Pan

“We’re following the leader, the leader, the leader, we’re following the leader wherever he may go. Tee dum, tee dee ……” This week’s Blog is written by Becky Thomas (@Becky_QICTM). Becky is a Senior Nurse for Improvement, she is described as being a creative, innovative, and enthusiastic individual with a great passion for nursing, improving […]

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Transforming Younger Stroke Survivor Care in Small Everyday Ways

In this week’s blog, Lauren McMillan and Austin Willett from Different Strokes, a charity supporting younger stroke survivors across the United Kingdom, highlight the experiences of young people living with stroke. Different Strokes supports people of working age through peer support and the majority of staff and volunteers have been personally affected by stroke. For […]

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Building connections through separation: challenges in neonatal nursing

This week World Prematurity Day (17th November) sought to raise awareness of the impact that premature birth has on professionals and babies. In recognition of the additional challenges that COVID-19 has brought, this year’s theme was ‘Zero Separation – Act now!’. In this week’s blog Taslima Choudhury, a neonatal intensive care nurse and Birmingham Women […]

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The importance of Continuing professional development (CPD) for nurses.

Dr Jane Wray, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Director of Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull. @livinginhope Dr Giuseppe Aleo, Research Assistant, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. @GiuseppeAleo66 @EuropeanCpd Engaging in CPD is central to the professional development of nurses and midwives and necessary to deliver high quality, […]

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Supporting Leadership and Positive Learning Cultures through Professional Nurse Advocacy

Julia (@juliafairhall3) is an Assistant Director of Nursing at a community trust. Her work portfolio focuses on quality, patient safety and workforce development Julia’s passions are in Community Nursing, learning and development and psychological safety. Julia is a qualified District Nurse and Queen’s Nurse and is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Emerging leader scholar for 2021. […]

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