News and practice for practice nurses
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.
Measuring heart rate could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes, according to an international team of researchers.
Prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, according to UK researchers.
Regular use of cholesterol lowering drugs is associated with a significantly lower risk of stroke in healthy older adults, according to a French study.
Screening for type 2 diabetes followed by early treatment could result in substantial health benefits, according to a team of UK and US researchers.
Diabetes UK has re-launched its Primary Care Network in order to deliver more knowledge and advice to practice nurses.
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