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FNF Scholar researches whether dietary and lifestyle interventions can modify disease progression in early cirrhosis of the liver

Antonella Ghezzi, Digestive Diseases Nurse Lead at Nottingham University Hospitals Queens Medical Centre, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation research scholarship to undertake her second year Doctor of Health and Social Care Practice degree. Her study is titled ‘Can dietary and lifestyle interventions modify disease progression in early cirrhosis of the liver?’ We spoke…

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FNF Scholar to undertake a professional doctorate in the recognition of delirium within the organic mental health unit

Claire Pryor, Nurse Practitioner in older people’s services at Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation research scholarship to undertake her Professional Doctorate. The title of her study is: ‘The Nursing Concept of Delirium superimposed on Dementia: Recognition of Delirium in an Organic Mental Health Assessment Unit.’ We…

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Health Education England Yorkshire and the Humber win the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards 2014

Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber (HEYH) won the Workforce award at the 2014 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 19th November. The Workforce award, sponsored by NHS Professionals, was presented to HEYH for their student nurse training scheme in general practice. The Advanced Training Practice Scheme (ATPS), developed and…

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FNF scholar begins second research scholarship into student nurses experience of research while on clinical placements

Claire Gibbs a Senior Clinical Research Nurse at James Paget University NHS Foundation Trust in Norfolk has been awarded a research scholarship from the Florence Nightingale Foundation for the second time. The first was in 2010 when she applied for funding to undertake a post-graduate certificate in research methods at King’s College London when she…