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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20 Apr 2021

Scholarship Stories: Jaya Mental Health

As one of Jaya Mental Health’s first donors, Burdett Trust has supported the training and professional development of mental health nurses in South Asia.

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16 Apr 2021

C3 launches a free online mental health toolkit

Nurses now have easy free access to the newly- launched Nursing Minds toolkit, funded by Burdett. The toolkit is a compilation of links to sources of help, advice and support to help nurses boost their mental health and  wellbeing.  

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16 Apr 2021

Nursing Now call out for applications

June 2021 will mark a new beginning for the Nightingale Challenge as it becomes the “Nursing Now Challenge”, under the continued leadership of Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt at Coventry University, in partnership with Health Education England, THET and funded by The Burdett Trust for Nursing.

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16 Apr 2021

Introducing Edinburgh University’s IGNITE programme

A cohort of nine midwives has just been funded by the Burdett Trust and the University of Edinburgh, as part of Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative’s IGNITE programme, which is directly addressing the skills shortage in Liberia by providing clinical obstetrics training to nurses and midwives working in the community.

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16 Apr 2021

Transition from child to adult health services for people with complex learning disabilities

A three-year Scotland-wide research study, funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing, involving collaborators from across the UK was undertaken to identify the views and experiences of families of young adults with complex learning disabilities and Registered Nurses of the transition from child to adult health services.

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1 Apr 2021

New grants programme: Nurse-led improvement projects in digital health

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a renewed focus on digital health – defined as the process of using information technology, digital hardware and devices, software and the Cloud, and the collection of data to measure clinician interventions. Digital health can transform the way we deliver patient care: making it safer, leading to better patient outcomes and improving efficiency in the way health services are planned and delivered.

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31 Mar 2021

Improving health outcomes and experiences for COVID-19 survivors and their families

There has been little research data on the impact of COVID-19 critical illness on people’s physical and psychological wellbeing. With funding from the Burdett Trust, Dr Suzanne Bench and her team at the London South Bank University aims to improve the health outcomes and experiences of COVID-19 survivors and their families.

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