MARIJA GREENWOOD – CLINICAL NURSE TRAINER AS A COMPANY WE’RE VERY PROUD TO HAVE MARIJA ON BOARD AS A HIGHLY-EXPERIENCED CLINICAL TRAINER. HOWEVER, WE DON’T SHOUT ABOUT HER INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE ENOUGH! SO HERE’S HER STORY… WORK Deputy Director of Nursing at a large teaching hospital 16 years as a Senior Nurse Lecturer within a large professional university, Main focus on pre-registration nurse … Read More
Some of you may remember way back in March 2017 our project “Agency Nurses protect yourselves” won a place on the RCNS Celebrating Innovation in Nursing Practice Project” In celebration of the RCN Centenary, the RCN wants to showcase the very best of the profession, revealing nursing practice that often goes unobserved or is ‘under the radar’ by building a … Read More
Todays speech by Jeremy Hunt will focus on a crack down on NHS drug errors, which has been highlighted by a study carried out at Manchester, York & Sheffield Universities. 270 million drug errors occur every year, 22,000 deaths a year identify a drug error as a contributing factor. Distractions, work pressures, staffing levels and often long working hours can … Read More
Local Care Force rocked the Nursing Times Awards last week at The Grosvenor Hotel in London. We were finalists in the Patient Safety Improvement Award, for our project “Agency Nurses protect yourselves, protect your patients”, the only Agency to be named as finalists!!! Unfortunately we weren’t the winners on this occasion, we did however come first runner up in the … Read More
With just over a week to go until the Nursing Times Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, here are some of the LCF Super Facts on how our project “Agency Nurses, protect yourselves, protect your patients” have helped our Nurses to help others and develop their practice.
Earlier this year I helped a West Yorkshire campaign to highlight the issue of period poverty in the area. We collected and donated with the help of friends, family and work colleagues hundreds of boxes of sanitary protection to help a local homeless charity. The issue has hit the headlines today with Nicola Sturgeons announcement that girls in Scotland will … Read More