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The new NMC Code makes no reference to spiritual care but do nurses have the appropriate support to meet patients’ spiritual needs?
Occipital nerve injections to treat occipital neuralgia are often administered by doctors, but a nurse-led clinic proved to be more favourable with patients.
Understanding why and how to adhere to new guidance about the duty of candour is crucial to improving patient safety and the patient experience.
Older people are at increased risk of dehydration, and many screening and diagnostic tests are used to identify the condition. This article assesses their value.
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.
I believe revalidation will help us meet the professional imperative to improve the service we provide.
We talk to Helen Janiszewski, ward sister at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, who qualified as a midwife in 2003.
By conducting research, Liz Lees strives to make sure nursing is robust and evidence based
"It’s hard to reason with someone who thinks a sick new mother just needs to stay home and eat to get well"
By returning to the continent of her birth to improve neonatal care, Miriam Etter is now securing a better start in life for others
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