Category list : Compassion
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The director of nursing at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has said the organisation’s outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission is a “testament to staff”.
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation trust has become the third acute trust to be awarded an “outstanding” rating by the Care Quality Commission.
There’s a tendency when we hear negative criticism about our performance to dismiss it – because we are busy and overworked, so the mistake we have made is acceptable, because the complainant doesn’t understand our context, or because it’s coming from someone “who always moans”.
Few people would list being in hospital admission as a nice way to spend time.
England’s next nursing strategy will be based around 10 commitments focused on managing health in collaboration with patients, preventing poor health and maximising technology opportunities.
CQC calls on orthopaedics hospital to improveSubscription
Regulators have told The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust that it needs to improve, but also highlighted how “exceptionally” caring staff were.
Scotland’s chief nursing officer has told Nursing Times she stands by a controversial blog post in which she highlighted instances of unprofessional behaviour by nurses.
Compassionate elements of nursing should be considered “in tandem” with the technical aspects of the role to ensure a good relationship with patients, according to new research.
A message of thanks for the Chief Nursing Officer for Northern Ireland, Charlotte McArdle
New guidance on end of life care calls for an individualised approach, with hydration maintained where possible, in order to avoid the mistakes of the Liverpool Care Pathway.