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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing

Reducing pressure damage is everybody’s business

Reducing pressure damage is everybody’s business

22-Jun-2015 | Updated: 3-Jul-2015

We have known about pressure damage for a long time, and although we have learned an awful lot about how to prevent and treat it, Jo Habben argues that we still have a long way to go to get it right

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As you get older it feels as though things come around increasingly quickly.

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In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.

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