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'React to Red Skin and help  to prevent pressure ulcers'

'React to Red Skin and help to prevent pressure ulcers' Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

It’s time for the message of preventing pressure ulcers to reach patients and carers.

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Is chest pain always an emergency?

Is chest pain always an emergency? Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis

Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care

Anticipatory prescribing in end-of-life care Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

Nurses often play a key role in administering medicines from anticipatory prescriptions to patients near the end of life. This article summarises a study of their experiences

Personalising health promotion for more impact

Personalising health promotion for more impact Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

Taking into consideration individuals’ differing beliefs and levels of confidence in their ability to change their behaviour can improve the impact of health promotion messages

XraDo self-care programmes help people with osteoarthritis?

Do self-care programmes help people with osteoarthritis? Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

Self-management education programmes may be of limited benefit to people with osteoarthritis

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Heroic Measures

23-Oct-2014

‘I am sure that there are many well discerning women (and men) like my wife who will thoroughly enjoy this book.’

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When home issues come to work

When home issues come to work

Managers should know how to act when employees have problems outside work

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What you need to know about the NHS five year plan

23-Oct-2014

Nursing Times focuses on the key points in the Five Year Forward View report and how they may affect nurses and midwives.

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This week's issue

What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?

20-Oct-2014

Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

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Scotland seeks to introduce new 'duty of candour' for NHS

15-Oct-2014

NHS organisations in Scotland would be compelled to admit mistakes that caused harm to patients, under proposals unveiled by the Scottish government.

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Poll of the Week

'Judy Finnigan's comments about rape were foolish and uninformed'

'Judy Finnigan's comments about rape were foolish and uninformed'

23-Oct-2014

Nurses can offer a critical role in supporting women who are victims of rape, but society needs to change its perceptions

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Accurate assessment  of patient weight

Accurate assessment of patient weight

Recording accurate body weight is a fundamental part of patient assessment and should be undertaken by trained staff using appropriate equipment

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Are you paying too much tax?

Are you paying too much tax?

1-Aug-2014

Personal Taxation Services debunks the myth that it’s easy to manage your own tax relief, and shows you just how much you could claim for - and how much you can save

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