The importance of public health in the nursing curriculum

  Lizzie Ette – Lecturer in Nursing, University of Hull It’s easy to imagine that public health is falling out of favour in the UK in the current era of austerity, which has ushered in cuts for local authorities, who are now predominantly responsible for the public health of their local population. With the Local Government […]

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Fields of nursing: do we need them, what should they be and when should nurses choose theirs?

Dr David Barrett, Director of Pre-Registration Nurse Education, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull One of the perennial issues faced by nurse education and the nursing workforce is the formalisation of different categories of Registered Nurse. Whether called ‘fields’, ‘branches’ or ‘specialties’, there is continual discussion about what constitutes a standalone area […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Nursing Practice

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat is on Wednesday 2nd November between 8-9 pm (BST) and will be hosted by Stacey Roles (@StaceyRoles) clinical nurse specialist, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Roberta Heale, (@robertaheale) Associate Editor at EBN and Associate Professor, Laurentian University School of Nursing, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. The Twitter chat this week will focus on a […]

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Arts in Renal Care: creatively impacting healthcare and education.

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat is on Wednesday 19th October between 8-9 pm (BST) and will be hosted by Dr Helen Noble (@helnoble) lecturer in Health Services Research, Queens University Belfast. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one you can create an account at www.twitter.com. Once you have […]

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The challenges of embedding spirituality into acute healthcare settings

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat is on Wednesday 5th October between 8-9 pm (BST) and will be hosted by Dr Janice Jones (@JaniceJ6873404) senior lecturer in the Institute of Vocational Learning, London South Bank University, Wilf McSherry, Professor in Dignity of Care for Older People School of Nursing and Midwifery, Staffordshire University, The Shrewsbury and […]

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Contemporary topics in respiratory care

Following our summer recess, we are delighted at EBN to welcome new and established Tweeters to our next series of Twitter chats. We have an exciting range of topics planned, starting on Wednesday the 7th of September 8-9pm (UK/BST) with a debate on developments in respiratory care hosted by Jacqui Pollington a respiratory nurse specialist […]

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Dignity in palliative care across the lifespan

Dr Alison Rodriguez, Lecturer Child and Family Health, University of Leeds This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 20th July between 8-9 pm (UK time) will be hosted by Alison Rodriguez (@ARodriguez339) Lecturer Child and Family health, University of Leeds and will focus on ‘dignity in palliative care across the livespan. Participating in the Twitter […]

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Reaching Families with Evidence-Based Health Information

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 6th July between 8-9 pm (UK time) will focus on reaching families with evidence-based health information. The Twitter Chat will be hosted by Dr Christine Chambers (@drcchambers) and Dr Abbie Jordan (@drabbiejordan). This Blog provides some context for the Chat. The examples given relate to paediatric pain but […]

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To Tweet or not to Tweet

This weeks EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 15th June between 8-9 pm (UK time) will be hosted by Kirtsen Huby (@KirstenHuby) and Joanna Smith (@josmith175) Lecturer’s in Children’s Nursing, University of Leeds and will focus on ‘to tweet or not to tweet’ in relation to social media and healthcare.     Participating in the Twitter chat requires […]

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#whywedoresearch

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat will be held on Wednesday the 18th of May between 8-9 pm (UK time) and will be hosted by Kelly Young who is the Children’s Theme Team Lead for the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network (@mrskellyyoung) and will focus on the #whywedoresearch campaign. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a […]

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