The NHS is to face a second day of strike action, as unions continue their dispute with the government over health service pay.
A government minister has acknowledged the importance of clinical research nurses in making the UK a worldwide leader in healthcare innovation.
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This Week's Practice
Complications arising from the insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes can be life-threatening so nurses should be able to identify and manage them
A lead mentor role has been developed to promote high standards of nurse mentorship across a large health board. Evaluation so far shows positive results
The Friends and Family Test was introduced to improve the patient experience and patient care. One trust shares its implementation plan and what it learnt as a result
Patient and public involvement is vital to many studies and funding applications, so researchers must know which processes to undertake and why they are important
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
Nursing Book club
‘I am sure that there are many well discerning women (and men) like my wife who will thoroughly enjoy this book.’
Managers should know how to act when employees have problems outside work
A pilot looking at treating prostate cancer away from cancer centres and at home had a major impact on capacity, cost, patient satisfaction and experience
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This week's issue
What will it take for people to realise that making money out of other people's misery is utterly unacceptable?
It’s Hallowe’en again, and as sure as ghouls emerge from graveyards, we have another crop of “hilarious” costumes making a joke out of mental illness.
Leading nurse whistleblower Helene Donnelly has urged the profession to support fellow workers to ensure “much-needed” nurses and carers do not leave their posts.
Poll of the Week
November 2014 is the first ever ‘Stop the Pressure’ month.