It’s a misconception that NICE has recommended 1:8 as a minimum ratio, says Jane Ball
The number of staff working in Scotland’s NHS has risen to a “record high”, according to ministers, but unions warn that nurses remain under intense pressure due to demand for services.
There is a lack of information about patient satisfaction with bedside storage of drugs. Researchers evaluated inpatients’ experiences of a new medicines service
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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”.