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Dr Kerry Gaskin, Chairperson Congenital Cardiac Nurses Association, Head of Department Midwifery and CPD, Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Worcester @GaskinKerry @CongenitalCNA #CCNA21 Over the last year children, young people, and adults with congenital heart disease (CHD), their families, health care professionals, organisations and charities supporting them, have faced unprecedented challenges
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By Vanessa Whatley, @whatleyvj : Deputy Chief Nurse, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Lisa Stephens ,@sagefemme2000 : Lead Midwife for  Education, University of Worcester, and Michelle Sterry, @michelleSterry2 :  Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Worcester The role of the Professional Advocate (PA) is a vehicle for deploying the four elements of the Advocating for Education
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In this latest blog in our spotlight on maternal mental health Dr Amy Perry, Research Psychologist from the Mood Disorders Research Group, University of Worcester, provides an overview of postpartum psychosis. New mothers are vulnerable to mood disturbances within the first year of childbirth. In more severe cases, these episodes can negatively affect not only the
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Scott Mair describes his experiences of perinatal mental health as a father as part of our series of blogs throughout May 2021 for maternal mental health awareness month. Having had a career as an infantry soldier, going into fatherhood I thought I would be able to handle any situation and cope with it. Being ex-military, my
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As part of our series of blogs throughout May 2021 for maternal mental health awareness month, Leanne Howlett describes her experiences of perinatal mental health. ’Before I had children I had a really naive understanding of mental illness and believed I was immune to it. Five years on I have learnt the hard way the importance
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Authors (on behalf of the UK and Ireland IFNA Chapter): Professor Veronica Swallow @SwallowVeronica and Professor Veronica Lambert @VLambertDCU Supporting people with health care needs is a key priority for nurses and midwives in the UK and Ireland. Family‐focused care interventions have the potential to improve the health and well‐being of individuals and families at
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By Catherine Best @CBest_23 International Women’s Day 8th March 2021 In November 2020, UN Women (2020) announced this year’s theme of International Women’s Day to be about Women in Leadership. At a time of immense global upheaval “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” (UN, 2020) recognises and celebrates the phenomenal
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Victoria Hewson (MSc, BSc (Hons), SFHEA, RDN) @HewsonVictoria, is Head of the Nursing Department and Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull, UK The 20th March 2021 marks World Oral Health Day1, a key opportunity for health and care professionals to promote positive oral health messages and encourage the public to
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Nicki Credland, Chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses; @credland_nicki Critical care is an extremely stressful working environment. The specialty is often misunderstood, with a lack of appreciation for the complexity of critical care nursing.  We know that it is a highly technical and constantly evolving environment and the continued professional development required
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This week’s Blog is written by Pauline Milne (@NHSPauline) and discusses the need to focus on retaining older nurses. In addressing nursing workforce shortages, there is a tendency for organisations to focus more attention on the recruitment of new nurses rather than supporting the retention of older, more experienced nurses. As at 30th September 2020,
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