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Shift work linked to diabetes risk

Working shifts linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk

25-Jul-2014 | By The Press Association

Nurses, police officers and fire fighters could be at increased risk of developing diabetes, experts have said after new research linked shift work to a heightened risk of being diagnosed with the condition.

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NMC to discuss allowing registrants to pay fee in instalments

25-Jul-2014 | By

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is likely to take a major step next week towards giving nurses and midwives the option of paying the annual £100 registration fee in instalments.

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'Safe staffing guidance is an opportunity too good to miss'

'Safe staffing guidance is an opportunity too good to miss' Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

This month the guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to determine nursing staff requirements in adult acute wards was launched.

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Safe care of patients with tracheostomies

Safe care of patients with tracheostomies Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

Patients with tracheostomies are at risk of serious complications. A review of care given to these patients has resulted in a range of recommendations

Assessing the foot in patients with diabetes

Assessing the foot in patients with diabetes Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

Careful foot care for patients with diabetes can help to avoid foot ulcers and amputation. Practice nurses should know how to carry out a foot assessment

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Doing a literature review in nursing

Doing a Literature Review in Nursing, Health and Social Care

23-Jul-2014

‘Health and social care professionals undertaking research, writing dissertations or assignments would benefit from this book as well as academic lecturers and supervisors who are supporting students who are undertaking literature reviews.’

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Think clearly in a crisis by managing your emotions

Most situations need clear, calm thinking so learn to control your emotional response and its physical effects

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Shape of Caring Review

'We want to see that our caring workforce has the right skills'

23-Jul-2014

With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.

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Nurses don’t grow on trees: will NICE’s new safe staffing guidelines improve safety?

21-Jul-2014

The second I walked onto the ward I knew something was wrong.

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Barriers to the management of pain in dementia care

Barriers to the management of pain in dementia care

Pain in people with dementia is often undertreated. Nurses should use recognised assessment tools and tailor pain management to patients’ needs

'Find out what makes your patient live and then do your darnedest to make it happen'

'Find out what makes your patient live and then do your darnedest to make it happen'

18-Jul-2014

Seeing her uncle’s grief lessen when he was around his great grandchildren, helped Heather realise the healing benefits of giving patients a role to live for

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