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Compliance update two

Welcome to the second Bluestones Medical Compliance update. Last time we provided you with an update on keeping you compliant. We hope you found this useful.

This month we will provide you with information on NMC & HCPC checks and Revalidation.

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Employee of the month

Our first Employee of the Month Award, for November 2018, goes to the wonderful SARAH who works on the Theatres Desk.

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Compliance update

Welcome to the first in a regular series of Bluestones Medical Compliance updates. We thought it would be helpful to provide you with information on compliance, mainly because of the ever-changing requirements and so that we can keep you updated at every step of the way with how to stay compliant so that we can continue to offer you shifts with us.

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10 things the male agency nurse can bring to your ward for the shift

I do the rounds as an agency nurse. Obviously I’m male hence why I’m writing this. The agency life allows me to experience aspects of nursing I wouldn’t get to try if I held a permanent post in the NHS or private care. Being a male in a predominantly female dominated profession you often get labelled with a couple of stereotypes that come with the title “male nurse”. These fall into questions about sexuality and not being clever enough to be a Dr. Did I want to be a Dr? No thanks.

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Benefits of working with Bluestones Medical

If you want to find out more about the benefits of working with Bluestones Medical, you need to watch our latest video!

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Another great training event

Yesterday saw another great training session in our South Wales office (in Newport), focusing on Cannulation and IVs.

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Movember update

Well, we have been thundering through November and with the weather changing so much this month – it is lucky the lads decided to invest in growing some upper lip warmth!

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Advanced Airway Management training

Our Afternoon session on Advanced Airway Management in Newport, went down a storm yesterday!

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Movember challenge!

Bluestones Medical are looking for people to join our Movember challenge! For everyone person involved we will donate £50.

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Theatre nurse of the month

Congratulations to Jo Fowler, as we’re delighted to recognise her as our theatres nurse of the month!

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