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CARING is the essence of NURSING. -Jean Watson

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Knowing is not enough, we must APPLY. Willing is not enough, we must DO. -Bruce Lee

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Treat the patient as a whole, not just the hole in the patient.

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Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill

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A problem is a chance for you to do your best. -Duke Ellington

Anatomy and Physiology Quiz Series - 9


Visa fears mean Filipino nurses ‘feel unable to say no’ during crisis

Filipino nurses working in the UK fear repercussions for their visa status if they refuse any work during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a leading nurse campaigner. Francis Fernando, officer of the Filipino Nurses UK Association, has been among the key voices raising concerns about…

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Nursing Management Quiz Series - 11


Nursing Research Quiz Series - 14


RCN urges government to be ‘honest’ about nurses’ pay history

The Royal College of Nursing has written to the prime minister to demand an “honest dialogue” over the value of nurses ahead of the next round of formal pay talks. The issue of nurse pay has become increasingly contentious for the government as the UK…

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Two-thirds of BME staff feel unsafe at work, reveals snapshot survey

Black and minority ethnic (BME) health professionals have reported feeling like they are going "unseen" and "unheard" and believe they are working in unsafe conditions. A small-scale survey organised by Channel 4 News has found that more than half of BME staff in NHS trusts in…

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Health and care staff front of queue for ‘game changer’ antibody tests

Antibody tests will be offered to all health and social care staff in England to determine whether they have had Covid-19 in a move hailed a potential “game changer” in the effort to end the crisis. Supplies of the tests are also being secured for…

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New guidance for practice nurses redeployed to community

A new document has been published outlining the key competencies required of practice nurses if they are redeployed into community roles during the coronavirus crisis. The Queen’s Nursing Institute set out the guidance, called Minimum Bridging Competencies for General Practice Nurses Transitioning to Community Nursing,…

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Warning over risks of overlooking nurse hand health during crisis

Fears have been aired that the hand health of nurses on the coronavirus frontline is being overlooked, posing risks to not only staff themselves but also the delivery of key patient services. While nurses are regularly reminded of the importance of handwashing in reducing the…

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Nursing Education Quiz Series - 10


Rescued giant sea turtle named in honour of nursing pioneer

A giant seagoing turtle that was rescued from a beach in the US has been named after Florence Nightingale, in recognition of the efforts of nurses in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The large reptile, which was found stranded and with chronic debilitation, was taken to…

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Scottish community nurses face verbal abuse for wearing uniform

Worrying reports have emerged from Fife where nurses have been faced with verbal abuse while working in the community during the Covid-19 outbreak. Members of the public have mistakenly believed that because nurses are wearing uniform they posed an infection risk to those around them.…

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Breaking: Government scraps NHS fees for overseas staff

Following mounting pressure from unions and MPs, the government has announced that it is to remove the fees that overseas nurses who migrate to the UK must pay to use the NHS themselves. In a statement from No 10, the prime minister said he had asked…

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Gogglebox portrait prize draw donations to go to nursing charity

A charity that offers financial support to struggling members of the nursing profession has been chosen as the recipient of donations made to a prize draw linked to hit series Gogglebox. Cavell Nurses’ Trust said it was “excited” to be working with the stars of…

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Nurses report emerging signs of mental health strain during Covid-19 peak

A survey has revealed the growing mental health strain on UK nurses and midwives who are working during the coronavirus peak, with signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) already being reported. The findings come from the second of three surveys being undertaken as part of…

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Infection control concerns spark new advice on PPE use during Covid-19 crisis  

Fresh guidance has been issued by infection prevention and control specialists on the use of personal protective equipment in critical care settings during the coronavirus pandemic. It focuses on areas such as safe glove and gown use, as well as hair covers, and the potential…

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Child Health Nursing Quiz Series - 10


Lib Dems call for student nurse Covid-19 volunteers to be reimbursed fees

Student nurses who answered the call to help out at the frontline during the Covid-19 crisis must be reimbursed for missed tuition, according to the Liberal Democrats. The party has called on the government to reimburse affected student nurses for the tuition of their final…

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Attacks against nurses ‘must be condemned’ as world fights Covid-19

Governments must take action now to curb violence against nurses around the world who are being threatened with violence while working with Covid-19 patients, according to international leaders. While healthcare workers have been mostly celebrated during the coronavirus pandemic, “not everyone appreciates their efforts and…

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Patients told to exchange faulty adrenaline pen for alternative brand

Allergy patients who carry a particular type of adrenaline auto-injector pen that has been found to be faulty should be advised to seek replacement pens of a different brand, according to safety regulators. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said healthcare professionals were…

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