This week's Nursing Times
Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen plenty of news coverage on the A&E crisis, with ambulances queuing outside hospitals and patients crowded into waiting areas.
Diabetes UK has developed information prescriptions to give people with diabetes clear information and advice to help them improve their health outcomes.
A Cochrane review explored the evidence for brief interventions undertaken in schools to reduce substance misuse and other problematic behavioural outcomes for adolescents who use substances.
Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.
The number of patients with both type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising, which poses new challenges in blood glucose monitoring and medicines administration.
In the news this week...
“Serious and shocking” failures at almost every level, from the maternity unit to regulators, resulted in the unnecessary deaths of mothers and babies over a series of years at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, a major investigation has found.
Unison has today announced that its members have accepted the government’s pay offer for NHS workers.
Clinicians may have underestimated the risks for patients who take paracetamol long-term, suggests a study by UK researchers.
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In an effort to fight against female genital mutilation (FGM), the FGM National Clinical Group was founded just over a decade ago.
Emma Selby found that unconventional methods resulted in unrivalled results with her patients
We talk to Professor Candy McCabe, Florence Nightingale Foundation chair in clinical nursing practice research, who qualified over 30 years ago.
‘There is lots of opportunity for a student to pick this book up and be able to see how someone else has previously experienced the same as they are now going through. ‘