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.
A nurse-led general practice in North West London has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission, making it one of only 3% of surgeries inspected so far to have achieved the top rating.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has opened a book of condolence for Lorna Carty, a nurse who died in the terrorist attack in Tunisia on Friday.
Harnessing the skills and experience of nurses could ensure many more people survive cancer, say nursing leaders following the publication of new guidance on diagnosing the disease.
Practice nurses and school nurses in England and Scotland can expect to deliver two new vaccines for meningitis from the start of the autumn.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has restated a commitment to increase the size of the practice nurse workforce, as part of plans to overhaul primary care.
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