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Roald Dahl Nurses: making a difference and measuring it

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University on an evaluation project to demonstrate the value and impact of Roald Dahl Specialist Children’s Nurse posts. Project manager Candice Pellet gives us a progress report

Mental health training for practice nurses

In Independent Nurse Sept 2013, we learnt that after a year-long enquiry, the Mental Health Foundation concluded that mental health services should be moved into primary care.

We cannot afford not to regulate HCAs

Following the Francis report into care failings in Mid Staffordshire, there is debate within nursing about the regulation of healthcare assistants (HCAs).

All nurses need mental health training

Last month, the DH published a review on the future capability of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care services in England.

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