Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has defied a government pay agreement and awarded its senior staff a 1% pay rise in line with lower paid staff.
More than 2,100 mental health patients were forced to travel “out of area” for an inpatient bed in May this year, according to data published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
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Reflecting on practice and critical incidents is valuable, but complex frameworks can be hard to remember. A new model has been created to simplify the process.
Upper limb weakness following stroke has a negative impact on daily living and quality of life but the evidence for interventions is limited.
Involving all staff in strategies to improve hydration among residents enabled a care home to reduce health problems and improve the general atmosphere in the home.
A study compared dehydration levels of older hospital patients arriving from care homes with those living in their own homes and found care home residents at increased risk.
Being in critical care can have negative effects on patients but implementing rehabilitation strategies at an early stage can aid long-term recovery.
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Helen Rooke, a qualified nurse for 18 years, shares how her nursing career has progressed since she joined the private sector
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A nurse working as an immediate care volunteer was first on the scene at the Shoreham air show crash, when a vintage aircraft came down on a nearby road.
It’s now five years since we launched Nursing Times Learning, our suite of online learning units, and in that time nurses have used it to complete over 35,000 hours’ CPD.
Due to be published in August, the latest NICE guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes have been available for consultation since January.