We scour the twittersphere in order to bring you our top tweets from this week. Did you make it in?
If Nurses week came with wishes, I’d want to never do CPR on a 102 year old ever again.
—ICU night nurse(@eyeseeyouarein) May 9, 2012
The worst ManSpeak today - ‘we need to refocus our thinking from Feedback to Feedforward’ - it was like a comedy sketch - but real !
— David Barton (@Bartontd) May 9, 2012
@anniecoops thank you. I am many things before I am ‘diabetic’. It is just one of life’s inconveniences to be managed.
— Rachel Newson(@ChiefExecCWPT) May 9, 2012
There must be some very big risks in the Government’s NHS reorganisation 4Ministers 2 override the law with their political veto !! #NHSRisk
— Jo (@missjjo) May 8, 2012
RT @dbbstubbs No, kindness is an action and compassion is a feeling. To measure either would be unreliable. People can act to observation!
— Nursing Times (@NursingTimes) May 8, 2012
RT @Ramck001 Paperwork’s importance can’t be underestimated but it needs uniform presentation to be more accessible to staff.
— studentnursingtimes (@studentNT) May 8, 2012
Not only is effective pain management a basic right a of a patient, it is also a complex nursing skill that requires a proactive approach.
— Dr Nicola Davies (@healthpsychuk) May 8, 2012
@nursingtimes Patient feedback will be sought ‘did your nurse hold her smile for long enough? A) yes B) no c) Get me a PALS leaflet STAT!’
— Wonderland (@Ali_Wonderland) May 8, 2012
#NTtwitchat I’ve found that just taking time to notice ppl and ASK if they’re ok is all it takes…it costs nothing & let’s ppl know u care
— abbie james (@abbiejamse) May 9, 2012
— Nursing Times (@NursingTimes) May 9, 2012
#NurChat is it not the nurse patient relationship that is the best restraint..communication! patients are scared so talk.
— Paul Watson (@PaulStudentMHN) May 8, 2012
#nurchat chem restraint can often cause patient distress that can lead to more episodes of challenging behaviour
— Simon Fitsall (@onesize_fitsall) May 8, 2012