A recent review of end-of-life care recommended phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway despite finding that, when properly used, it is a model of good practice
The administration of topical eye medications must be given the same priority and attention to safety as drugs administered by the systemic route
Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach
Choosing the right recruits to education programmes, and providing appropriate educational content, will foster compassion among nursing students
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
In advance of the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual conference, I have been reflecting on the collective power of community nurses to improve the health of our nation - and when I say “community nurses” I mean nurses across the whole range of specialties.
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England and Wales are currently experiencing unusually high rates of scarlet fever so it is vital that health professionals know what to do when someone is infected
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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.