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Nursing Times Learning has launched a new unit on how to tell the difference between dementia, delirium and depression in older people, to ensure they receive the right care.
Multiple mini-interviews are being used collaboratively by a higher education institution and an NHS trust to select nurses with the right skills and value.
The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
The Productive Ward initiative celebrates its 10th birthday this year, and a growing body of literature reveals its benefits to patients and staff.
After eliciting students’ views on what makes a good practice placement, one trust is now working to make sure students feel able to raise concerns.
Demand for advanced nurse practitioners within the NHS has jumped significantly over recent months, according to market analysis by a health recruitment agency.
A raft of recommendations have been made by a major review into the sustainability of the primary care workforce, including greater use of physician associates and healthcare assistants.
The first ever nursing strategy drawn up by clinical commissioning groups has been published in order to ensure nurses have a say in the shape of services.
Nurse-led surgeries could be the solution to the GP shortage, say nurses who have established one of the first set-ups of its kind in the UK.
Most patients with chronic pain use complementary and alternative therapies, but many keep it a secret from clinicians, suggests US research.
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