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.
Nurses delivering a new vaccine protecting against meningitis should encourage parents to give their children paracetamol following immunisation, due to increased risk of fever.
Diabetes patients with a foot problem that is deemed to be limb-threatening should be referred “immediately”, latest guidance states.
Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between 16 and 25 is cost-effective, according to an Australian study.
One in five older people who drink alcohol are consuming it at unsafe levels, according to a UK study, sparking calls for more focus on the issue in primary care.
Heart attack patients without obstructive coronary artery disease should be “aggressively” treated to reduce the burden of angina, according to US researchers.
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