consultant nurse


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consultant nurse

An NHS post first established in 1999, which is a component of health service modernisation, as it helps provide patients with fast and convenient health services. Nurse consultants are registered nurses who spend 50+% of their time working directly with patients. They develop a personal practice, specialise in a particular field, are involved in research and evaluation and contribute to education, training and development.
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Arrowe Park colorectal consultant nurse Sue Hemer said: "I started as a student nurse when the hospital first opened in 1982 and was instantly hooked on the buzz I got from helping the local people.
Louise Poley, Consultant Nurse for Substance Misuse, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, who works with the homeless population, said: "Access to healthcare is incredibly problematic for the homeless, who generally have no address to send appointment letters, and competing priorities such as access to accommodation, substance misuse issues, mental health problems and poor mobility.
NTW consultant nurse Anna Burke is part of the Veterans Wellbeing Assessment and Liaison Service (VWALS), which looks after veterans' mental health in the North East.
ABMU said it has been supported throughout this process by Nicky Hayes, consultant nurse for older people at the King's College Hospital, London, and Dawne Garrett, professional lead for care of older people at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
Poots has also ordered each Northern Ireland Trust to create 20 new consultant nurse roles, including those focused on mental health, learning disabilities, older people and dementia, and in public health.
The Minister then went on to say that he expected each Trust to put a plan in place to have a Consultant Nurse in mental health; in learning disability; in older people and dementia and in public health.
Sister Deborah Lau and consultant nurse Heather McClelland travelled thousands of miles from Huddersfield Royal Infirmary to taKe care of those affected by the disaster in the Philippines.
Jake Botfield, consultant nurse in critical care at Stafford, said he had never been spoken to by the TSAs despite saving PS750,000 from his departmental budgets while also improving standards of critical care at the hospital to "among the best in the country".
Jim Blair, Consultant Nurse, Learning Disabilities, St George's Hospital
The exhibition provided information to visiting ladies through video presentations, educational booklets and pamphlets and by counselling them on their different concerns about breastfeeding," she said adding that among the hospital's Outpatient Clinics is a breastfeeding consultation clinic staffed by a physician and a breastfeeding consultant nurse.
Matthew, based at Homerton Hospital in Hackney, won for his work as a consultant nurse in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, characterised by severe lung cancer-type symptoms.
I know the Family's Voice is now starting to be used in other hospitals and the fact that it was created and developed here by my colleague and consultant nurse in palliative care Mel McEvoy, along with other nurses in the Trust, makes me proud to be a nurse at this Trust.

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