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Continence Nursing

News, practice and discussion forums for continence nurse specialists



Cutting ‘unnecessary’ surgical catheter use also cuts UTIs

27-Jul-2015

Surgical teams have reduced urinary tract infection rate by cutting catheter use in the operating theatre, according to US researchers who say there is a need to change clinical culture in hospitals.

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Review finds pros and cons for continence surgery methods

1-Jul-2015

Two common surgical procedures result in similar cure rates for stress urinary continence, but there are differences in complications and the need for repeat operations, according to a review.

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If you’re not going to show off, at least show someone else off

20-Jul-2015

Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.

Mid Staffs inquiry calls care failings a 'disaster'

Mid Staffs inquiry calls care failings a 'disaster'

Most of the UK media has reported on the Francis inquiry into significant failures in care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

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