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'Can nurses' frustrations be better used to improve the profession?'

This week I was in a meeting where people were discussing the importance of emphasising the breadth of nursing practice to both the profession and the public.

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Get ahead, don’t lose your way

Get ahead, don’t lose your way

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It’s time to embrace informatics

It’s time to embrace informatics

Informatics provide opportunities to improve and manage care in new ways

Strategies to avoid unnecessary transfusions

Strategies to avoid unnecessary transfusions Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Patient Blood Management aims to reduce inappropriate transfusions and ensure they are only given where they are clinically indicated

An ethical defence of the Liverpool Care Pathway

An ethical defence of the Liverpool Care Pathway Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

A recent review of end-of-life care recommended phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway despite finding that, when properly used, it is a model of good practice

Using subcutaneous fluids in end-of-life care

Using subcutaneous fluids in end-of-life care Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Evidence supporting the use of subcutaneous fluids in patients nearing the end of life is limited. The benefits of this intervention must be considered on an individual basis

How to administer eye drops and ointments

How to administer eye drops and ointments Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

The administration of topical eye medications must be given the same priority and attention to safety as drugs administered by the systemic route

Recognising and managing transfusion reactions

Recognising and managing transfusion reactions Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014

Patients receiving blood transfusions can die if errors are made and if the signs of a severe reaction are not recognised and acted on at an early stage

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All change for nurse Millie

All Change for Nurse Millie

2-Oct-2014

‘An enjoyable read for nurses and non-nurses alike and an enlightening insight on what life was like for nurses in the 1940s and women who tried to balance work and home life, which was often unprecedented.’

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Keeping your nursing practice up to date should not be underrated

Keeping your nursing practice updated

25-Sep-2014

Staying up-to-date can be challenging, but there are ways nurses can meet their CPD requirements without breaking the bank

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Does glove use increase the risk of infection?

Does glove use increase the risk of infection?

Use of gloves is widespread in clinical practice, but research suggests they are often used inappropriately, and that this increases infection risks to patients

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Exclusive: Liverpool Care Pathway 'still in use' despite abolition

1-Oct-2014

Clinicians are continuing to use the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway for end of life, despite a major review concluding it should be scrapped last year, Nursing Times has been told.

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'Have your say on research priorities for end-of-life care'

'Have your say on research priorities for end-of-life care' Subscription Required

26-Sep-2014

Palliative care helps people with advanced, progressive, incurable illness to live as well as possible until they die.

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Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'

29-Sep-2014

The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.

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Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

Little change in NHS culture on whistleblowing, warn campaigners

22-Sep-2014

There is a “real and continuing problem” over the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns about patient care, according to a report submitted to a national inquiry into whistleblowing.

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Are you paying too much tax?

Are you paying too much tax?

1-Aug-2014

Personal Taxation Services debunks the myth that it’s easy to manage your own tax relief, and shows you just how much you could claim for - and how much you can save

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