Comment on: Revalidation: comparing PREP and revalidation
Without a doubt the revalidation process if carried out properly will be far more meaningful to an individual nurse's practice than PREP was.
The engraving sounds a good idea. Unfortunately engraving would not have helped my mother's lost dentures. She was in hospital for many weeks and one day I visited to find the dentures were not in her mouth nor in the pot. The staff to their credit took the missing dentures hunt very seriously and after a through search of the linen skips they were found. They must have fallen out when she was asleep. My sister and I always cleaned them when we visited -- I didn't feel it was something that was done regularly. It's not a very nice task!
Comment on: A dog could be someone's only friend
Glad you agree with the content. With our opinion/blog section with do sometimes use lighter more entertaining headlines to give some variety. Our site offers a range of content --we would not use such a headline for our straightforward clinical/practice content. I have put on inverted commas so it's clearer.
I hope our readers enjoy the blog.
Comment on: Meet your new Student Nursing Times editors
Welcome to Nursing Times. You all sound really interesting -- I am looking forward to hearing more about your experiences and reflections during the year.
Comment on: Is interdisciplinary the new multidisciplinary?
I was going to call it 'Is interdisciplinary the new black?' Glad I didn't now -- enjoying the comments too much
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But has this often-voiced criticism meant that all organisational work has been lumped in together as not being a good use of nurses’ time.
Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.
There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.
Patients who suffer from delirium are more likely to have poor outcomes according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published last week.A third of patients admitted to ICU were found to develop delirium. These patients were found to have an increased ...
The nature of weekends have changed over the years. Fifty years ago pretty much everything stopped on a Sunday. If you went into the centre of a town it would be eerily quiet – unlike today.