Nurse revalidation – an international perspective
The Royal College of Nursing, Policy and International Department has produced a policy briefing paper comparing international systems for nurse revalidation.
The department looked at the situation in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy and Slovakia and this paper includes an easy-to-read table of comparisons as well as suggestions for improving the revalidation process in the UK.
To read the briefing paper, clickhere
Mobile clinics in Ukraine bring health services to people in need
There were over 500,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) in Ukraine by the end of 2014 and in response, WHO, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Red Cross Society will be establishing mobile, community-based health services from January 2015.
This network of mobile emergency primary health care units will support the fragile health care system in delivering health services for IDPs, receiving communities and communities in conflict areas.