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Developing a magnetic sign system to ensure patients receive appropriate nutritional care

Good nutritional care is crucial to patient recovery. A trust produced a pictorial magnetic system to enable staff to easily identify nutritional needs

Reducing admissions with patient group directions

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Using patient group directions helped a COPD community service to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions, improve patient experience and reduce costs

Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults

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Diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes, making it a medical emergency. Nurses need to know how to identify and manage it

Diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

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Cases of prostate cancer are increasing but significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and management of this condition

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Using simulation to develop handover skills

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A simulation of patient handovers in a safe environment can help student nurses to develop the skills and confidence needed to carry out this process effectively

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Jackie Smith

Exclusive: 'We know we still have a lot to do,' says NMC leader

The NMC is not failing and the planned fee rise could be worse, insists its chief executive Jackie Smith, who tells Shaun Lintern the regulator needs more time and money.

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Nurses must act together on staffing concerns, say campaigners

A group campaigning for the introduction of a minimum nurse-to-patient ratio is calling on nurses to set up a network of forums to monitor local staffing issues.

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Nurses missing out on tax breaks, warns NMC

Around 70% of nurses and midwives are missing out on over £170 a year in tax relief on their annual registration fee and other professional expenses, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Call for sight loss advice support

Charity calls for better sight loss support in hospitals

Specialist eye hospitals must do more to help newly diagnosed blind people, a charity has warned after research found half do not offer any support to people losing their sight.

UK below average in European hospital beds league

There are fewer hospital beds in Britain than most other European countries, with less than half the number of many, a report has found.

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Band 5 staff nurses often need targeted training to make the transition to specialist practitioners. A trust set up a course to prepare candidates for degree study

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