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Dear Eliza So you have made your decision that a career in nursing it is! I could not be prouder of you than I am today. I know it was a hard choice as we watch the daily news and hear how hard a nurse has to work but I am relieved that you can look beyond these stories and pull on all the good stuff. As a young child you were never afraid to care for others. You have lived your life with compassion. I remember you helping Grandad visit the injured fishermen, never questioning why the...

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This idea is simple - can we integrate a nurse cadet programme within the military cadets? The cadets currently run a fantastic programme, could we or should we add nursing to this programme?   Or should we start a national nursing cadet programme? Could time in the cadets offer accreditation for applying to nursing training?  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-cadet-forces-and-mods-youth-work Describe your story ...

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I have been so inspired this week by Tessa Jowell, the key message that stood out to me was how patients create their support networks to help and learn from each other to live with cancer.  So as healthcare staff how do we support each other to work in healthcare? Family support networks are not the same now and 12 hrs shifts impact our social support networks. My idea which needs help to develop is creating communities or networks to support current staff and then inspire news staff....

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We have so many amazing people already working in the NHS who aren't in clinical roles, my suggestions are what can we do to support these NHS staff into nursing eg porters.  Please add your story below:

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I have been inspired by a story on the news this morning! My idea is that reconnect with our retired nurses and midwives to create groups which will include young people, student nurses and student midwives. The aim of these groups is to create a community of storytelling to inspire.  The other benefit is to look at NHS staff past, present and future as a family which cares and will aim to reduce loneliness across the generations.   The network can be a simple as letter writing, to...

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Reflecting on some of the others ideas I wonder if we can develop the NCS programme to increase the health and care input?  The NCS programme is already running with a strong history.    http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/ Describe your story ...

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I think we should understand why people went into nursing and use this information to support nursing training and messaging to school children.  Tell us your story below ...

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