Clinical nursing research
New Guidance in brief
This summary looks at how the government has addressed key issues that will affect nursing in its response to the Francis report
As genomic testing becomes embedded in mainstream medicine, health professionals need to understand the role of genetics in disease
Nursing Assistant Practice
Patient transfer is often done by healthcare assistants. It requires preparation and has distinct phases, each of which must be carried out carefully to ensure patient safety
Most nurses provide a high level of care to most patients - but not all. It appears acceptable not to offer some groups of people compassionate care and for health services to discriminate against them.
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Putting it into practice
Behind the rituals
Last week we reported that more than 1,000 care home residents in England and Wales died of dehydration or were suffering from severe dehydration when they died over the past decade.