This week's Nursing Times
Two clinical commissioning groups aimed to improve the patient experience and reduce hospital admissions by devising a “hospital at home” community care service
Standards were developed to help give organisations offering clinical placements confidence that their placements provide high-quality realistic learning opportunities
Pulse assessment is a vital component of good nursing care. Nurses must feel confident in their ability to accurately measure the pulse to assess patients’ health statuses
A review of vital signs monitoring through the night in hospitals found compliance with schedules was generally poor, with potentially serious consequences for patients
In the news this week...
Nurses and midwives who fail to renew their registration on time could face weeks out of work under new rules from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Colchester General Hospital has been told it must make rapid improvements on its surgery and medical care inpatient wards after the Care Quality Commission found a series of problems including staffing shortages and poor record completion.
A group of paediatric nurses and doctors who support young patients to learn about their bloods by spending the day in a haematology laboratory are among the winners of this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards.
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