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The contribution of skilled nursing staff should feature more prominently in safety and emergency planning for major events, a nurse who was one of the first on the scene after the Shoreham air crash has told Nursing Times.
The NHS in Scotland predicts it will employ about 640 more nurses by the end of this financial year, but unions have questioned where new staff will come from amid widespread shortages.
Specialist nurses have until the end of this week to apply to a new bursary scheme that supports the further education of haematology and oncology nurses.
There is wide variation in steps taken to protect nurses working alone in the community and more must be done to ensure their safety, a major new piece of research has concluded.
Emergency care clinicians have been told to turn to bolt cutters to remove troublesome titanium rings that have proved difficult to prize off swollen fingers.
Healthcare professionals’ own assessments of how dementia-friendly their settings are reveal “alarming” variations across England, experts say.
Listening to music improves patients’ recovery from surgery and should be available to everyone who has an operation, suggests new UK research.
Nurses working for a community healthcare provider in Cornwall continue to face an uncertain future as Monitor steps in to investigate why the organisation has decided not to extend its contract.
Over-stretched Scottish health services will struggle to implement government guidance on coping with winter pressures because of ongoing staffing problems, warn nursing leaders.
Nurses who work for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust could face redundancy because of changes to school nursing services in the region.
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