There are advantages for single-use and multi-use intermittent catheters; the MultICath study aims to explore the benefits to patients of using both types.
Older people in hospital are at risk of constipation, which is often poorly managed. Failure to treat the condition can lead to increased morbidity and longer hospital stays.
The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
A complex network of partnerships between higher education institutions and healthcare personnel ensures that student nurses are placed with appropriately qualified mentors in approved clinical learning environments during the practical component of their course.
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
At the end of the 1990s I worked as a practice development nurse at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
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An initiative in which health visitors took the lead role in identifying childhood obesity and introducing interventions has proved effective and popular with parents.
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