This week's Nursing Times
This week I was in a meeting where people were discussing the importance of emphasising the breadth of nursing practice to both the profession and the public.
One in four people in residential homes has diabetes. However, a national audit has found the condition is not being identified, monitored and treated adequately
A local study confirms research evidence that education and clinical placements are not increasing knowledge or promoting positive attitudes in older people’s care
A strategy using concentric circles can help team leaders to maintain situational awareness when they are dealing with and overseeing to a clinical incident
In the news this week...
Stroke patients are more likely to die in units with lower nurse staffing levels at weekends, according to latest UK research.
One of England’s leading children’s hospitals has been deemed to “require improvement”, especially on ensuring safe staffing levels, by inspectors.
Patients are being asked whether they would agree to a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order by district nurses they have not met before, it has been claimed.
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I recognised a huge gap in care of the dying and need for the doula role, says Hermione Elliott
If the NHS gets staffing right, employees are less likely to burn out and should be able to hold to their values, says Andrew Clements