News and practice for nurse educators
Many nurses think hospital is not the best place to die, so it is important that they know how best to ensure patients and families experience a “good death”.
Nurses play an increasingly important role in the administration of antimicrobials so it is vital that they understand how to achieve best outcomes and reduce harm.
Drug administration errors by nurses are a common cause of patient harm. Simple steps can be taken to cut distractions and improve nurses’ skills in calculating doses.
Clinical research nurse and nurse research roles are distinct but often confused with each other. Understanding both will help nurses pursue the right research career path.
To help meet the nation’s future health challenges, Public Health England has drawn up a set of areas health professionals can focus on to positively impact on public health.
Nursing students have put on a show celebrating nurses around the world and featuring acts of poetry, drama and music based around the theme of nursing and care.
A third of young people do not know why Florence Nightingale is a celebrated figure, according to a new opinion poll that gathered views from the general public about the nursing profession.
The chief executive of Scotland’s biggest nursing agency has spoken of her “despair” at the shortage of qualified nurses to fill gaps in care.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has launched a new education and training centre for nurses and midwives.
A group of GP practices have been placed into special measures after inspectors raised concerns, including a lack of staff learning following safety incidents, failure by nurses to understand mental capacity legislation and outdated training on vaccinations.
With reviews and reports throwing up questions about whether there exists a lack of compassion in healthcare, Emma Vincent asks if compassion truly is something that can be taught.
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