"The article presents a study which examines the application of neurosciences in improving individuals' learning abilities. The study explores the understanding on the impact of circadian rhythms, body clock measurements towards an individual's ability to learn. The study also notes the role of physiological and neurological factors affecting an individual's learning ability." To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details
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Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University have joined forces in a unique partnership to develop an innovative new way of training people with healthcare experience to become nurses.
In what is believed to be the first of its kind in the country, the trust and university are working together to deliver a new work-based programme leading to an honours degree in nursing for people who already have substantial experience and previous academic study in the nursing and healthcare sector.
Prescribing errors occur in up to 15% of UK inpatient medication orders. However, junior doctors report insufficient feedback on errors. A barrier preventing feedback is that individual prescribers often cannot be clearly identified on prescribing documentation. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details
Clinical implications Bashing of psychiatry represents another form of stigmatisation that needs to be challenged in medical schools. It not only has an impact on recruitment into the specialty, but also has the wider effect of stigmatising people with mental health disorders.
Aims and method To identify training needs of the next generation of psychiatrists and barriers in prescribing first-generation antipsychotics (FGAs). We have surveyed psychiatry trainees in East Anglia with regard to their training experience, knowledge and attitudes to the use of oral FGAs as regular medication.
Aims and method To survey the quality of workplace-based assessments (WPBAs) through retrospective analysis of completed WPBA forms against training targets derived from the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Portfolio Online.
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