Category list : Adult nursing
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I feel a bit naughty for saying that I wish to work in a different setting than a hospital.
As a student nurse we all have passions that drive us and there is always that one subject we discover that gets us chomping at the bit. Mine is health inequalities - to be more specific, the inequalities that people with learning disabilities face.
Patients admitted as emergencies at the weekend are significantly older and more dependent than those admitted to hospital on other days of the week, suggests a study at a major acute trust.
'I had to witness the 6Cs in action for myself'Subscription
The recent media coverage surrounding the ‘failings’ of nursing was at the forefront of my mind before I commenced my first placement as a student nurse.
Nurses in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s dementia care team have developed a nutrition and hydration pathway for patients in hospital who have the condition.
Too many hospital patients with dementia are falling, being discharged at night or having their departure delayed, a charity has claimed based on the findings from an investigation.
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How much do we really know about the risk of an individual developing a pressure ulcer? Can we eliminate preventable pressure ulcers in the future?
After four placements, numerous exams and assignments, and a dose of second-year blues, I’m here. I’ve made it this far; I’m at the start of my third and final year. I have come out the other side a more confident nurse in training - or so I thought.
A UK nurse has for the first time been elected to the board of directors of a leading global body that promotes the safe use of intravenous medical devices.
Would the duck fit? Well, it would have to. Would it be enough? Well, it would have to be.