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Equipping people to change

A holistic intervention that improves the health and diets of children and families is discussed by Kim Roberts

A force for health

Community and primary care nurses can form a movement to enhance public health.

Resources

6Cs Live! is hosting a number of free online webinars between 20 and 24 October as part of a Week of Action on delivering high quality care and measuring the impact of compassion in practice. Topics covered by the webinars include reducing stillbirth and neonatal death, open and honest care for mental health patients, and success stories from the 'Investing in Behaviours' cultural change programme.

The road ahead for nursing in 2013

As 2012 draws to a close, UK nurses must reflect on a turbulent year which marked the passing of the Health and Social Care Act, unrest over ongoing pay freezes, pension changes and workforce cuts, plus renewed media criticism of care standards across hea

Patients and commissioning

Patients and the public have a vital part to play in influencing the clinical commissioning agenda, writes Rachel Armstrong

Keeping risk in perspective

Working in healthcare, it is easy to feel overloaded by the vast amount of information received every day and to rely, instead, on snippets of information to aid understanding.

Nursing with kindness and compassion

Nurses must reassert the importance of kindness and compassion in their practice, to enable delivery of high-quality patient care, writes Caroline Forrest

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