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JAN 22/2019

What to expect from a career in prison nursing

Prison nursing can be one of the most unusual and challenging medical specialisms available to a professional - but it can also be one of the most rewarding.

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MAY 02/2018

Challenge yourself to a higher standard of living

If you’ve ever considered the idea of living and working in Australia or New Zealand, the response from anyone who has already made the move is likely to be ‘well, what are you waiting for?’. Beautiful scenery, amazing weather, great employment opportunities, relaxed way of life. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Surely these countries tick all the boxes?!...

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MAR 24/2017

The reality of working as a mental health nurse in a prison

We caught up with Nurse Dean who gives us an insight into his role and tells us what it is really like to work as a mental health nurse in a prison.

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JUN 23/2016

How to revalidate as an agency nurse

Finding the time to collect and reflect on revalidation evidence could prove challenging whilst juggling a hectic work and family life, but for agency nurses, that challenge could look like an even bigger mountain to climb. Read our eight steps to revalidation for agency nurses.

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MAR 24/2016

My revalidation application – “It’s not as hard as you think it is”

To dispel the uncertainty regarding the application process and to provide some guidance on what to expect, we interviewed Thulani Mahlangu, a registered mental health nurse specialising in Forensics, who has recently completed his revalidation. 

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MAR 21/2016

Healthcare hero Donna’s seventh London Marathon

Medacs Healthcare Nurse Donna Bibby will be taking part in her seventh London Marathon on 24 April to raise money for Sense. Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments. 

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MAR 15/2016

An interview with the expert: revalidation confirmation meeting

For those of you who are due to revalidate but haven’t gone through the confirmation process as yet, we interviewed our Head of Clinical Services, Anne Anderson who answered some key questions following her first meeting as a confirmer.

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MAR 15/2016

Make the most of the free nursing revalidation resources

Even if you’re not due to revalidate until 2019, now is a good time to start thinking about what you can be collecting on a daily basis to count towards your revalidation requirements. Find out more about the resources available to you.

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MAR 08/2016

Share your #HealthcareHeroes stories

Share your #HealthcareHeroes stories to recognise your family member, friend or colleague and win a spa day for two. 

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FEB 26/2016

How the Medacs Healthcare district nurses helped me

We received overwhelming support to our new unsung heroes campaign. So many people shared incredible stories about the nursing staff who have made a difference in their lives. This is Ann’s story about how the Medacs Healthcare community nurses have been supporting her.

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