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.
The fall in the size of the primary care and community nursing workforce over recent years has been described by a leading GP as a “tragedy” that the NHS is only just beginning to recover from.
Queen’s Nurse Tracy Williams has been elected as chair of Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group’s governing body.
Uptake of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine has reached its highest level in Wales in the wake of disease outbreaks in the country over recent years, latest figures show.
The proportion of two-year-old children in England having the MMR vaccine has fallen for the first time in recent years, new figures show.
Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than in the morning halves the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
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Analysis of complaints sent to the health service ombudsman has found that not receiving an adequate apology is the most common complaint, accounting for a third of cases last year.
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Going for a 15-minute walk every day will “make you live longer”, reports the Mail Online. It is one of several news outlets to report that small amounts of daily exercise may be enough to increase your chances of living longer.