Without nurses, midwives and health care assistants, would healthcare survive? Given the terrifying future projection of 410,000 nurse vacancies in the UK without urgent investment, we may be seen as simply ‘numbers’ like rows of identical paper chain doll workers.
Diane was recently awarded the RCN credential for Advanced Level Nursing Practice. Here, she shares her thoughts on the importance of standardising roles used in Primary Care.
The benefits of breastfeeding are well known but there are many reasons why newborns might end up receiving formula first and often this is beyond a mother’s control.
Pregnant women and midwives and nurses working in NHS maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services will hear much more about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) in the months to come.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Paul Cornforth, talks about the importance of Credentialing for ANPs, patients and employers.
A number of serious clinical incidents resulting in tragic consequences for mothers and babies at Morecambe Bay brought about the PHSO’s report, Midwifery supervision: recommendations for change.