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A dementia first aid course dealing with frustrating and challenging behaviour was set up to support people who care for members of their family with dementia.
With increasing emphasis on preventative healthcare and public health, would nurses benefit from understanding the sociological influences on health and wellbeing?
A programme developed to support compassionate nursing practice has helped nurses to reconnect with the compassion that brought them into the profession.
Pain is a personal experience but may be difficult to communicate. It is vital that nurses know how best to assess it to ensure the optimal treatment is given.
A drug trolley surveillance device can improve the security of medications for ward administration by sounding an alarm if a drug trolley is left unattended.
I am a senior nurse, currently off sick following several inpatient admissions for spinal surgery. I want to share some of my experiences with you in the hope that they will stimulate both celebration and reflection.
We talk to Jo Sutton, colorectal nurse specialist at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust, who has been a nurse for 11 years.
Stuart McKenzie says he is not built to be any kind of nurse other than a mental health nurse
We talk to Lynsey Ayers, a staff nurse for St Ann’s Hospice.
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