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'This has been the hardest 'mental marathon' I've ever run' – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment

The power of positive: ARC has been instrumental for Pamela McLoughlin’s recovery from breast cancer. Photo: Damien Eagers / INM Head of Services at ARC, Patricia Pugh. Photo: Kyran O’Brien ‘This has been the hardest ‘mental marathon’ I’ve ever run’ – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment Independent.ie Grief surprises. Sometimes… Read More »

Diabetes? Asthma? Nurse practitioners in Quebec will soon be able to diagnose common health problems

MONTREAL — The professional order representing Quebec physicians has voted to allow the roughly 500 nurse practitioners in the province to begin diagnosing patients in an effort to reduce wait times in the health system and increase access to health care. Following years of debate and pressure from nurses and provincial politicians, Quebec’s college of… Read More »

The discrimination against nurse practitioners must stop

I have been a neonatologist for 30-plus years. Throughout my career, nurses and neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) have guided me, assisted me and comforted me through difficult patient care issues that arose. Even more importantly, they allowed me to leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) without worrying about how my patients were being taken… Read More »