Month: April 2019

April 17, 2019
Moving beyond Facebook: unlocking the potential of social media for nurses

It’s often said that social media is changing our lives. Speaking at the 2019 HNA meeting in Birmingham, Teresa Chinn disagreed: “our lives have already been changed,” she said. Teresa is a nurse and founder of the Twitter account @WeNurses. She was (and remains) an agency nurse, Tweeting under her own name as @AgencyNurse. Not …

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April 8, 2019
How well do you support the B team?

Christmas Disease, the Royal Disease, the “special ones” – just a few of the alternative names for haemophilia B (full disclosure, I made up that last one). We all know that haemophilia B is less common than haemophilia A, but traditionally they have been considered clinically indistinguishable. However, it has recently been suggested that haemophilia …

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