1 Sep 2021

Scholarship Stories: MILCOT

Changing minds and sharing knowledge in order to bridge the gap that exists between midwives and the local people of underserved communities thereby preventing maternal and child mortality and morbidity.

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31 Jul 2021

Scholarship Stories: Pressure Ulcer (PrU) Prevention

Treatment for pressure ulcers is extremely expensive with a total cost being £1.4-£2.1 billion per year and this accounts for 4% of the annual NHS budget. Funding from the Burdett Trust for Nursing, has granted Dr Liang Liu the ability to lead vital research into pressure ulcer prevention.

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23 Jun 2021

Inspiring leadership: leading self; leading with others in a palliative care setting

With increased confidence to lead and drive service improvement, participants cite The Inspiring Leadership Programme as the catalyst to them successfully obtaining more senior roles within palliative care.

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23 Jun 2021

The Florence Nightingale Garden reimagined for Autumn RHS Chelsea Flower Show

A garden celebrating the nursing profession in the 21st century and inspired by the legacy of Florence Nightingale, will finally be unveiled at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on 20th September, with a re-imagined planting palette of late summer flowers and grasses.

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18 Jun 2021

Nurses at the forefront of change: challenging the status quo

On 22nd June, the Nursing Now Challenge and the World Innovation Summit for Health, along with academic partners The BMJ, will join forces to celebrate the launch of the following publications – Nursing and Climate Change: Meeting the moment; Nursing 2.0: Where next for nursing?; and Nurses for Health Equity.

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3 Jun 2021

Supporting Learning Disability Nurses

As a result of generous funding received from the Burdett Trust for Nursing, the Florence Nightingale Foundation provided a leadership programme for 42 Learning Disability Nurses working across the UK. The programme aimed to enhance the authority and influence of Learning Disability Nurses to enable them to assert their specialist knowledge and advocate for the best possible care for people with a learning disability.

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25 May 2021

Nurse-led Innovation Projects at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

A three-year grant from the Burdett Trust for Nursing has created a first-of-its-kind Nursing Innovation Fellow position at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which has been awarded to Clinical Nurse Specialist, Debbie Van Der Velden.

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6 May 2021

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge talks to Harriet Nayiga

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken to Harriet Nayiga, founder and director of Midwife-led Community Transformation, a charity bridging the gap between midwives and communities in Uganda by focusing on adolescent sexual health. The charity has participated in Nursing Now’s Nightingale Challenge, funded by Burdett.

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