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'Workforce news' blog posts:
Aug 14 2017
Resolving recruitment and retention
We’re heading for a crisis in children’s palliative care nursing. Children’s hospice services have an important role to promote themselves as attractive employers. We’ve provided a snapshot to share some of the innovative ways children’s hospice organisations are meeting recruitment challenges head on.
Nov 10 2016
A varied and rewarding career
Team24 Private Nursing are supporting our #YouCanBeThatNurse campaign.
Sep 28 2016
How You Can Be That Nurse
Last week, we launched the You Can Be That Nurse campaign with a new film encouraging nurses to consider a career in children’s palliative care. Find out how you can be that nurse and get involved in children's palliative care nursing.
Jul 27 2016
Workforce attraction and retention
Have you considered what attracted you to work in children’s palliative care? – if you are an employer what would make a potential employee choose you over all of the other options?
Mar 16 2016
Future education of children's nurses
Katrina McNamara looks at some of the steps being taken to ensure there are enough nurses with the right skills to deliver essential care for children and young people in the future.
Nov 03 2015
Are you NMC registered?
Changes to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council from November 2015 mean that you might be committing a criminal event if your nursing registration lapses and you continue to practise
Nov 03 2015
Professional development through Twitter
Together for Short Lives Workforce Development Manager Gill Dickson explains how Twitter can be a great resource for healthcare students and professionals