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Tissue viability nurses at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust have devised a pressure ulcer grading wheel to help staff identify the correct grade of ulcer.
Nursing unions have warned that the government’s imposition of a contract on junior doctors sets a “worrying precedent” for other parts of the NHS workforce.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended an integrated automated glucose monitoring system for patients with type 1 diabetes.
A set of voluntary standards for district nursing have received widespread endorsement from educational, professional and charitable organisations.
Ruth May has been confirmed as executive director of nursing at the new regulatory body NHS Improvement.
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as “good” overall, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Work pressures are the main reason preventing nurses from implementing evidence-based practice, according to a UK nursing researcher, who is calling for protected time for staff.
There is not enough evidence to currently recommend the routine use of promising new tests to help identify cause of sepsis, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Funding will be made available to train an extra 500 advanced nurse practitioners in Scotland over the next five years, as part of a £27m investment in clinical education and training.
The number of nurse training places in Wales is to increase by 10% over the coming financial year, the Welsh government has announced.