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Haematology Nursing

News and practice for haematology nurse specialists

NICE set to reject new sepsis tests for routine NHS use


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has decided not to recommend three new blood tests designed to improve treatment for sepsis.

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Wiltshire VTE and anticoagulation nurses win award


Nursing staff at Salisbury District Hospital who assess, manage and treat patients for blood clots are celebrating winning a national award.

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RSS feed for Latest research: haematology

Latest research: haematology

Standardising infection control precautions

Standardising infection control precautions Subscription Required

Infection control policies vary, so a standardised, user-friendly set of guidelines was produced to help healthcare staff know how to reduce the risk of infection transmission.

The thirst sensation diminishes with age

Detecting dehydration in older people: useful tests Subscription Required

Older people are at increased risk of dehydration, and many screening and diagnostic tests are used to identify the condition. This article assesses their value.

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Kathryn Godfrey

Sorry seems to be the hardest word


Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.

UK women's life expectancy 'second worst' in Western Europe

UK women's life expectancy 'second worst' in Western Europe

“British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe,” The Guardian reports.


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