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A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries

A nurse-led pathway to treat self-harm injuries Subscription Required

Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.

Detail from myCOPD: patients can view training videos at a time that suits them

Improving outcomes with online COPD self-care Subscription Required

An innovative approach to the self-management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is demonstrating the efficacy of online patient support.

Real-time data on a patient's health status can be accessed by the patient and nurses

Caring from a distance: the role of telehealth Subscription Required

Research highlights how community nurses can overcome some of the barriers that deter them from using telehealth to remotely monitor patients at home.

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Iron deficiency anaemia: overlooked and under-treated?

An online survey of nurses was carried out to find out more about awareness and knowledge of iron deficiency anaemia

How board games can be used to improve safety

How board games can be used to improve safety Subscription Required

Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme.

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Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Plymouth hospitals invest in ‘sim man’ for staff training

A lifelike, interactive mannequin that moves, talks and can display vital signs including breathing and heartbeat is being introduced at Derriford Hospital to improve patient safety.

Specialist training bursary scheme piloted by lymphoma charity

Specialist nurses have until the end of this week to apply to a new bursary scheme that supports the further education of haematology and oncology nurses.

One in eight NHS hospital staff 'treat human trafficking victims’

One in eight hospital staff have 'treated human trafficking victims’

A “substantial” proportion of NHS hospital staff, around one in eight in some places, treat victims of people trafficking, with maternity services most likely to encounter them, according to a study.

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Lack of support for student mothers driving course drop out

Student nurses who are also mothers are dropping out of their degrees due to the “very patchy” support given by universities to help them deal with the realities of the course and placements, according to new research.

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Zambia

Success for UK-Zambia nurse education partnership

Nurses in Zambia have completed a pioneering paediatric course available to them for the first time through a partnership with UK nursing academics.

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'I've had children start a conga line in the corridor'

'I've had children start a conga line in the corridor'

Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.

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Well-facilitated workplace learning can significantly improve individual and team effectiveness

Skills to ensure success in mentoring and other workplace learning approaches Subscription Required

Workplace learning can be supported using various approaches but for this to be effective it is crucial that those supporting learners have the right skills  

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