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Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses

Using group preceptorship to support novice nurses Subscription Required

A preceptorship group programme has helped newly qualified nurses recruited to work in a mental health trust to develop their skills and confidence

Five dilemmas associated with e-rostering

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The use of e-rostering in the NHS is increasing, with nurses’ rosters subject to greater scrutiny than ever. Nurses and managers need to address a number of dilemmas

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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

Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults Subscription Required

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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Two in every 10 complaints about NHS involve nursing care

The NHS receives significantly more complaints about medical staff than it does about nurses, despite the larger size of the nursing workforce, latest figures reveal.

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NMC defends robustness of new tests for overseas nurses

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has defended a new system for the registration of overseas nurses, following claims it could put patients at risk.

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Hospitals must promote healthy food to their staff, says government

Hospital trusts must provide healthy eating options for their staff as well as patients, under new rules on food quality in NHS organisations.

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Trust creates new team of dementia nursing assistants

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has created 10 new healthcare assistant posts at its Queen’s Hospital site to work exclusively with patients with dementia.

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Government announces £160m boost for cancer drugs fund

The Department of Health has announced a £160m boost to a funding pot that pays for access to expensive cancer treatments in England.

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'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’. 

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Winterbourne View failures lead to care system review

“Fine and ban care home abuse bosses,” the Daily Mirror demands, while the Daily Mail says that “there must be a complete culture change in treatment” for care centres.

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Supporting staff nurses to train as community specialist district nurse practitioners Subscription Required

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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