It’s a misconception that NICE has recommended 1:8 as a minimum ratio, says Jane Ball
Nursing shortages have been highlighted at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust in London following inspections by the Care Quality Commission, which has warned the trust overall “requires improvement”.
Patient Blood Management aims to reduce inappropriate transfusions and ensure they are only given where they are clinically indicated
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“Antibiotics: ‘national threat’ from steep rise in patients who are resistant to drugs,” The Daily Telegraph reports. The Mail Online reports that there were, “600 reported cases of drugs failing because of resistant bacteria last year”.