Sep 172014
 
Anitha Uddin

Anitha Uddin

As a group our Swansea University Chapter decided we wanted to support the #hello my name is… campaign, and thought that a student nurse badge initiative would be a great way to get involved. We felt this would be a fantastic opportunity for our student chapter to make a change with a big impact, therefore fully embracing the ideas of quality improvement.

Our faculty lead Julia Pridmore supported us on our project and helped us acquire the student badges that incorporate the #hello my name is… logo. This project was fully supported by Swansea University, implementing the badges for September’s intake of nurses and rolling them out to subsequent cohorts of nursing students. The badges will be bilingual and worn by all fields of nursing students (child, mental health and adult). They are clip on and slide into a plastic holder, so very safe but visible at the same time.
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Jul 152014
 

Helen Birtwhistle

I was privileged to once again be a judge at the recent NHS Wales Awards and what struck me was just how much of the innovative work being honoured had co-production and prudent healthcare at its core.

We know financial pressures mean working in healthcare is often a tough place to be but this is a time to work smarter and make the best use of resources to deliver quality, safe patient care across Wales.

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