It’s a misconception that NICE has recommended 1:8 as a minimum ratio, says Jane Ball
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust has been using the Allocate Software System to ensure it has the right number of nursing staff and the right skill mix to match the acuity of its patients. Its team reveal why it’s making a difference
A literature review revealed that health professionals’ communication with Deaf people is often inadequate, leading to lack of understanding and putting patients at risk
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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”.