The impact of Covid-19 on Advanced Clinical Practitioners

Blog written by: @HeathRim Heather Rimmer, Surgical Nurse Practitioner, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, hrimmer@nhs.net, MSc ACP Student, University of Worcester 2020, the International Year of the Nurse, really has been a year like no other. Ironically, thanks to the novel corona virus (Covid-19), which has been responsible for 1.08 million deaths to date (Shuman et al, […]

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Sustainable Healthcare Elective in Nursing: A futures-thinking approach

Maria T. Clark, Senior Lecturer in Safeguarding, PhD, FHEA, RNT, RGN, SCPHN-HVBirmingham City University, Twitter; @tigheclark E: maria.clark@bcu.ac.uk Jennie Aronsson, Lecturer in Adult Nursing,BSc (Hons), PgDip, RN, SCPHN (SN), RNT, FHEAPlymouth University, Twitter: @jennie_aronsson  E: jennie.aronsson@plymouth.ac.uk Hannah Ward, BNurs (Hons) BA (Hons), RN, Twitter @_Rainbow_Fish  University of Birmingham (Alumni) E: hannah.ward1@outlook.com Marsha Meade, BNurs, RN, […]

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Why nurses need degrees – The perspectives of a student mental health nurse

This week’s Blog is written by Becca Johnson (@Becca5492), a third-year student mental health nurse at the University of Manchester. This is purely my own opinion on why I feel nurses need a degree level education. I know this is a hotly debated topic amongst the nursing community and there are ongoing arguments both for […]

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COVID and the Erosion of Nursing Rituals

Roberta Heale, Deputy Editor for Social Media, EBN. @RobertaHeale. @EBNursingBMJ Throughout my career, I’ve practiced in a variety of hospital units as a registered nurse and then in several community health organizations as a nurse practitioner.  Each new workplace has had its own unique culture, which was reflected in its rituals and traditions.  These rituals were […]

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Influencing Nursing: The Collaborative Creation of 35 Expert Commentaries, Infographics and Tweets by 164 Students Enrolled in an Undergraduate Nursing Research Course

Argerie Tsimicalis, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University. Twitter: @ArgerieT; https://argerietsimicalis.com This year I was tasked with the challenge of converting a historically didactic research course to be delivered remotely, asynchronously and experientially to 164 diploma-prepared nurses enrolled in their first year of the Bachelor of Nursing […]

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Confronting Race Inequality with an Open Mind and Open Heart

Yvonne Coghill (@yvonnecoghill1) is the former Director of the Workforce Race Equality Standard in NHS London, and the former Deputy President of the Royal College of Nursing.  Amelia Swift (@nurseswift) was an Associate Editor of Evidence Based Nursing and is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Birmingham. They met to discuss race inequality […]

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STOP Pressure Ulcer Day: The Need to Focus Darker Skin Tones

By Neesha Oozageer Gunowa, PhD Candidate Oxford Brookes University @ne55hao STOP Pressure Ulcer Day is a global annual event occurring every 3rd Thursday in November.  This year the event is taking place on the 19th November where industry, healthcare professionals, the public and media come together to bring to light the topic of pressure ulcers.  […]

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Reflections and Resources for the Care of Nursing Staff During Covid-19

Dr Rebecca Garcia PhD RN MSc CPsychol Coronavirus and Covid-19 has unexpectedly placed nurses on the centre stage of health care services across the globe; demanding that health services respond by realigning their provision to meet the demand of unusually high numbers of acutely ill, or worse, end-of-life patients. This has resulted in nurses being […]

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