This week's Nursing Times
A Cochrane review suggests music may have the potential to reduce anxiety for patients who are undergoing interventions to treat coronary heart disease.
A harm reduction service for users of intravenous drugs run by mental health nurses developed into wider healthcare services for this vulnerable group.
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is not achieving all its original objectives. This article examines the barriers and how these can be overcome.
A structured programme of sensory activities can improve end-of-life care for people in nursing homes with advanced dementia.
In the news this week...
Nurse recruitment in care homes has reached crisis point, with warnings that managers are struggling to compete with the NHS for staff amid a national workforce shortage.
The Royal College of Nursing has warned that proposed cuts to public health funding and short-term decision making risked “storing up” serious problems across the NHS, ahead of next week’s budget.
Hospices are being called upon to adopt a culture of “rehabilitative palliative care” so they can support patients to “live well” in addition to caring for them in their last days of life.
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A cancer diagnosis shaped the life of Sophie McCallum and that of people she now works with
We talk to Sylvia Duval who is a second year student of learning disability nursing at London South Bank University.
Penny Hibberd helps families of those with dementia spend quality time with their relative
‘I can certainly recommend this book to nursing students’