Nursing students accepted onto UK courses down 12%
The number of students accepted onto undergraduate nursing courses across the UK is down 12% in a year, latest figures released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) have shown. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said the numbers showed the government had ‘stumbled at the first hurdle’ of the recently published NHS workforce... Read moreThe post Nursing students accepted onto UK courses down 12% appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - September 21, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Megan Ford Tags: Latest news Source Type: news

With Demand for Mental-Health Care Soaring on Campus, Faculty and Students Are Stepping Up to Help
After the pandemic shut down Duke University’s campus in 2020, public-policy professor Nick Carnes worried about how his students would fare both educationally and emotionally. Wanting to help in whatever way he could, he added a simple message to his email signature. “A note to students,” he wrote. “Please let me or another Duke professor know if you’re having any problems with your safety, well-being, or access to educational or other resources, or if you need to talk about anything right now, and/or if you know of another student who is having trouble. When in doubt, please reach out.&rd...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Groundbreaking educator recounts remarkable life in a new memoir
Ruth Simmons grew up in a deeply segregated part of Texas to become one of the country’s most distinguished educators, as president of three colleges and the first African American women to head an Ivy League university. But her new memoir takes us to the time before her rise. Jeffrey Brown…#ruthsimmons #africanamerican #jeffreybrown #houston #canvas (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shinrin yoku as a pedagogy for peace amidst violence: generating dynamic narratives of Palestine-Israel relations on college campuses - Hajj N.
Amidst violent conflict over Palestine-Israel relations at colleges across America, how might we use our classrooms and campus landscapes to generate dynamic narratives that facilitate peace? Moving beyond a chronological ordering of events, a narrative is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The 50 Most Expensive Colleges in America
In an era when it seems as if just about everything is getting more expensive by the day, the price of attending college is no exception. Making the decision to attend college – especially if it requires taking out student loans – has become a potentially incredibly expensive choice over the…#bethakers #manhattaninstitute #endicottcollege #beverly #massachusetts #sarasota #florida #neworleans #niche #newyorkuniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arizona State University stays in US News' top spot for innovative colleges
For the ninth year in a row, Arizona State University leads schools across the nation in innovation. Here are other highlights from the latest U.S. News& World Report Best College rankings, which saw ASU supplant another Arizona school in the overall rankings this year. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

Securing our healthy future: prevention is better than cure
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) - This paper (supported by the 24 members of the AoMRC) lays out the importance of prioritising child health in political decision making. It outlines ten key actions for UK government to take to prioritise child health. These include creating a Cabinet-level Minister for Children and Young People and preventative measures in childhood to achieve healthy weight, enhance oral health, improve low vaccination uptake, implement clean air policies and support child mental health services. The paper was written by the Royal College of Peadiatrics and Child Health and the Faculty of...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 18, 2023 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

The crisis of physician well-being in Nepal: a multifaceted dilemma demanding urgent intervention - Singh B.
The healthcare system in Nepal faces challenges despite the establishment of numerous medical colleges and an increasing number of doctors. The distribution of medical colleges is disproportionately concentrated in urban areas, leaving rural populations wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Some student-loan borrowers are getting kicked out of classes and racking up debt after being placed in shady payment plans with minimal legal protection, a …
Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The CFPB released a report on tuition payment plans that colleges offer students. It found the plans can have predatory terms that include big late fees and aggressive debt collection practices. Some of the agreements also require borrowers to…#suzannekreiter #bostonglobe #cfpb #rohitchopra #educationdepartment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm sick of people blaming me for my student-loan debt. It's not all my fault
Getty Images I'm often blamed for complaining about my student-loan debt. But I was never taught financial literacy, and I built up debt as a kid based on misguided advice. I was trained to believe the more expensive colleges were better. After a three-year pause, my student-loan repayments are…#airbnb #emersoncollege (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CFPB Report Finds College Tuition Payment Plans Can Put Student Borrowers at Risk
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a new report finding that students face risk when entering into agreements with colleges to spread the upfront cost of tuition into several, interest-free loan payments. The report, which looks at tuition payment plans…#cfpb #rohitchopra #60percent #coercive #snowballing #borrowers #confusing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There ’ s No Sign of Widespread COVID-19 Mandates. Republicans Are Warning of Them Anyway
As Americans fend off a late summer COVID-19 spike and prepare for a fresh vaccine rollout, Republicans are raising familiar fears that government-issued lockdowns and mask mandates are next. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It’s been a favorite topic among some of the GOP’s top presidential contenders. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters that people are “lurching toward” COVID-19 restrictions and “there needs to be pushback.” South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott posted online that the “radical Left” seeks to bring back school closures a...
Source: TIME: Health - September 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALI SWENSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Historically Black Colleges Land $124 Million Donation to Boost Enrollment, Graduation Rates
Norfolk State University President Javaune Adams-Gaston says the school often doesn’t have the resources to do important large-scale projects. A philanthropic group whose funders include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MacKenzie Scott is giving $124 million to historically Black colleges…#javauneadamsgaston #mackenziescott (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maryland law lets colleges veto competitors' classes
laws, often criticized by libertarian thinkers, require that health care providers ask permission from state regulators before adding new programs and facilities. In practice, that often means running a gauntlet of objections filed by competitors. The result can be state-enforced cartel…#maryland #towsonuniversity #baltimore #mhec #mba #towson #morganstate #officeforcivilrights #brianefrosh #hispanic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

University staff to hold coordinated strikes over pay
Support staff at 20 universities in England and Scotland are to stage coordinated strike action for at least two days in their ongoing dispute about pay, says UNISON today (Thursday). More than 5,000 staff belonging to the union could take part as they escalate their demands for a fair wage rise after many years of below-inflation increases. In England, 16 universities will walk out on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October. A series of strikes will take place in Scotland later this month at four institutions – Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow School of Art, University of Dundee and University of Glasgow. This include...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 7, 2023 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release University Strike Source Type: news