Employers and social care settings are to be targeted more closely in the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s campaign to drive awareness around revalidation.
The Department of Health has said it will be “open” to local authorities to make financial savings from health visitor budgets when a total of £200m public health cuts are delivered to councils early next year, as long as they meet their statutory duties.
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This Week's Practice
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.
An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.
Mortality rates following lower limb amputation have been described as unacceptable. Nurses have a vital role in improving pre- and post-operative care.
Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can result in hospital admission so it is essential that nurses know which treatments are most effective.
Acute kidney injury is a common but serious disorder. Knowing how it can develop enables prevention and early detection, leading to better outcomes for patients.
This week's book review
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Katie Mansfield-Loynes, Barchester Healthcare’s head of clinical learning and development, feels it’s time for a revolution in the care of older people
The Responsive Workforce Model at Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS), backed by Allocate Software HealthRoster and SafeCare, has reduced agency spend, ensured quality and freed up nurses for hands-on care
Nurses who come to Sue Ryder often stay and progress further and further within their career
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There has been an increase in the use of 12-hour nursing shifts that may potentially be influencing patient care, according a review commissioned by the chief nursing officer for England.
Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.
What are we doing to address the ongoing UK crisis in leg ulcer care? Find out how you can help improve care for patients nationwide