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Coping with bureaucracy

Don’t let paperwork grind you down. Kathy Oxtoby looks at the pros and cons of medical bureaucracy

Developing the role of the GP nurse

As Health Education England’s General Practice Workforce Development Plan is published, Debbie Duncan and Sian Hayes examine the past, present and future of nursing in general practice

Are midwives ready for revalidation?

From April 2016 the only way midwives and nurses will be able to renew their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will be through a process called revalidation, the purpose of which is to improve public protection by making sure that midwives and nurses continue to remain 'fit to practise' throughout their career.

Snapshot of advanced practice

A survey of advanced nurse practitioners reveals barriers to referrals, pay inequalities across the discipline and a need for regulation.

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