Tag Archives: Council of Deans of Health

Fees, theses and project updates

Last week brought the news that, in England, people beginning nursing degrees from the 2017-18 academic year will need to take out student loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees. The cap on student numbers will also be … Continue reading

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Mental Health Nurse Academics UK meets in Nottingham

I was unable to make Thursday evening’s Skellern Lecture and Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Lifetime Achievement¬†event hosted by Patrick Callaghan at Nottingham University. My congratulations to Ian Norman¬†and to Marion Janner, this year’s very worthy award winners. … Continue reading

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The shape of nursing (reprise)

Yesterday I joined other members of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK at the University of York, for what turned out to be a particularly lively spring term meeting.  We were treated to two high-quality local presentations in the morning: from … Continue reading

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Nursing beleaguered?

Catching my eye earlier this week was an interview in The Guardian with Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) with a place on NHS England‘s National Commissioning Board. Under the header, ‘Nobody can say care is brilliant all the time’ … Continue reading

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