Careful foot care for patients with diabetes can help to avoid foot ulcers and amputation. Practice nurses should know how to carry out a foot assessment
Nurses should know the contents of the cardiac arrest trolley, what each item does and how it should be used, and how often equipment should be checked
A trust used simulations based on patient case scenarios to help healthcare cadets learn how to practise patient-centred care and improve communication and teamwork
Patients and students can be adversely affected if students’ supernumerary status is not protected. Staff can use checklists to document and report how it is being applied
People with learning disabilities are often victims of sexual abuse. Nurses need to assess their ability to consent and help them understand the consequences of sexual contact
The concept of post-traumatic stress disorder is widely known, but personal growth is more common than PTSD in people who have experienced trauma
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This month the guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to determine nursing staff requirements in adult acute wards was launched.
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The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
We asked how parents who studied to be nurses how they coped with managing children and their educational workload.