Kate Chapman

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  • Kate Chapman
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2003
Over the past four years of my degree I have had a mostly positive experience of clinical mentorship. Despite this, I am aware that students are frequently overlooked as members of the interprofessional team and I have heard qualified staff refer to students as a hindrance to their normal working pattern. Why aren't students seen as a resource?
Racism has been redefined in Britain since Lord Macpherson's report following the murder of Stephen Lawrence. Lord Macpherson suggested that the police force was partially culpable because it was institutionally racist. Racism, according to Macpherson, can amount to 'unwitting prejudice, ignorance and thoughtlessness and racist stereotyping'. Other(More)
  • Kate Chapman
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2005
In west London recently, carers of people with Alzheimer's disease were battling for the continuing supply of their medications. Funding was at the heart of the problem. These drugs had been approved for prescription by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), but now managers at the trust in question were threatening to withdraw them.