Attending a conference is part of any healthcare professional continuous development and the benefits are immense. However, applying for fundingContinue reading
There are many reasons why I think we should be paying attention to what is happening with Nurses in Portugal and it’s not only because the International Council of Nurses and Howard Catton have acknowledge it too. It’s because we can relate to them.Continue reading
To celebrate International Nurses Day, Neuro Central interviewed neuroscience nurses and will be sharing those interviews throughout this week. IContinue reading
As students, plagiarism is an academic misconduct so isn’t this a professional misconduct when we have now joined a profession? But what are the consequences? When you are a nurse and you have been plagiarised by another nurse what do you do? Do you tell your employer? Do you tell the peer-reviewed journal? Do you tell the NMC? The Nursing Code states under “Promoting Professionalism and practice” that we “should be a model of integrity and leadership for others to aspire to”. Then, we probably should ask ourselves, is plagiarism a mark of lack of integrity? Are those that plagiarised being a model of good leadership to others? And if peer-reviewed journals forbid one that has plagiarised to publish in their journal, what reassurance we have that the person has learned with their mistakes and won’t do it again in another journal?
I have been plagiarised, twice.Continue reading
Click below to read my blog on the Imperial Trust website about quality improvement within nursingContinue reading
It is time to be more altruist and work towards one common goal. The image of nursing as a profession that comes together and works together, that has no country boundaries. Let’s remember that any gain or lost that any of us makes, irrespectively of which country we live in, is ultimately and advantage and a lesson for all of us. This is why I think the Royal College of Nursing should re-join the International Council of Nursing. It’s not about me. It’s about all of us and this is why I’m #oneof100.Continue reading