An independent review into the events surrounding the death of a number of mothers and newborn babies at Furness General Hospital in Cumbria is due to report its findings today.
Clinicians may have underestimated the risks for patients who take paracetamol long-term, suggests a study by UK researchers.
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After eliciting students’ views on what makes a good practice placement, one trust is now working to make sure students feel able to raise concerns.
The number of patients with both type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising, which poses new challenges in blood glucose monitoring and medicines administration.
Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.
A Cochrane review explored the evidence for brief interventions undertaken in schools to reduce substance misuse and other problematic behavioural outcomes for adolescents who use substances.
Diabetes UK has developed information prescriptions to give people with diabetes clear information and advice to help them improve their health outcomes.
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The NHS must consider investment in nurses with specialist training in advanced practice to ultimately reduce costs and increase efficiency, according to a UK healthcare academic.
The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.
We as nurses pride ourselves on our person-centred and holistic approach to caring for patients, particularly older people.
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Empathic curiosity is an approach to communicating with people with dementia. It focuses on their experiences and feelings about the present and controlling these
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Northern Devon Healthcare Trust has been using the Allocate Software System to ensure it has the right number of nursing staff and the right skill mix to match the acuity of its patients. Its team reveal why it’s making a difference
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