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This week's Nursing Times

Publish date: 30 July 2014

'Invest in home-grown nurses to get staffing right'

23-Jul-2014

It’s all very well the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence making recommendations about staffing levels in acute adult inpatient wards (page 5), but do we really have enough nurses to fulfil the organisation’s vision?

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

Cardiac arrest equipment to support circulation

Cardiac arrest equipment to support circulation Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

Nurses should know the contents of the cardiac arrest trolley, what each item does and how it should be used, and how often equipment should be checked

Personal growth after traumatic experiences

Personal growth after traumatic experiences Subscription Required

25-Jul-2014

The concept of post-traumatic stress disorder is widely known, but personal growth is more common than PTSD in people who have experienced trauma

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

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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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Blood

Research reveals hepatitis E risk level for blood donors

28-Jul-2014

One in every 3,000 blood donors in England could be infected with hepatitis E, new figures suggest.

New guidance published by nursing infection control experts

28-Jul-2014

Healthcare organisations should use a series of indicators to support performance management of infection prevention and control, according to updated guidance.

Colchester Hospital

Future of north east Essex maternity units to be decided

28-Jul-2014

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust has outlined plans to reconfigure services at two coastal maternity units that it temporarily closed earlier this year.

suzie hutchinson

A full life with half a heart

Suzie Hutchinson helped set up the family support charity she now runs for children with only half a working heart

Carolyn Johnstone

60 Seconds with Carolyn Johnstone, lecturer in nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee

We talk to Carolyn Johnstone, lecturer in nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, who has been a nurse for 24 years.

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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