Clinical nursing research
Community matrons work closely with people with long-term conditions and are well placed to identify the reasons why this group are often readmitted to hospitals
If your kitchen smoke detector starts to shriek, do you: (a) cover your ears and assume the din will eventually stop, or (b) act immediately to keep you and your loved ones safe?
This is Dementia Awareness week which is a good way to call attention to this common condition
Putting it into practice
Intentional rounding has been heavily promoted by David Cameron and others and is being widely implemented in UK hospital. But what do you think of rounding?
Behind the rituals
Theresa May has unveiled plans for nurses to accompany police officers when they are dealing with those perceived to have a mental illness, particularly when it is likely the individual is going to be detained under the mental health act.