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Practice makes perfect?

‘The tireless and outstanding commitment of all our nurses over the past year … is the best advert for the nursing profession.’ .

Changes by necessity have opened up new opportunities

‘I hope the positive adaptations we have made over the past year, such as an increase in IV team numbers, different ways of working and refocusing attention on infection control measures, will make...

The future of nurse education? Studying at the Open University in Scotland

As the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic reached its peak in the UK from March to May 2020, the ‘clap for carers’ campaign demonstrated the strong public appreciation of nurses and other key workers...

The importance of supernumerary status during a pandemic

‘Programme providers must ensure that students are supernumerary during all practice learning. Supernumerary means that the student will not, as part of their programme of preparation, be contracted...

The role of community pharmacies during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pharmacies have played a vital role during the pandemic, not only by ensuring a stable supply of key medicines, but also in becoming an information hub regarding the virus. Many pharmacies are now the...

COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine administration

COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Transmission is primarily via respiratory (droplet and aerosol) and...

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a more common condition than you may think

Pulmonary fibrosis is a form of interstitial lung disease that causes fibrosis (scarring) in the lungs. The most common type of PF is IPF (ALA, 2020). ‘Idiopathic’ is defined in the Cambridge...

Dispelling anti-vaxxer misinformation about COVID-19 vaccination

Following the launch of mass vaccination programmes against COVID-19 in a number of counties, after timely development of safe, effective vaccines, the conundrum now is how to tackle anti-vaxxers and...

Championing clinical research as an integral part of the service

My vision and motivation is for clinical research to be a common thread running through all allied health professionals' job descriptions and integrated through every MDT, avoiding the patient...

Nurses' role in curbing the pandemic affirms their wider remit in disease prevention and promoting vaccination

Vaccination is a routine element of NHS universal health care, which starts before birth and has proven success in improving key health outcomes. For example, rubella vaccination prior to conception,...

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