Mental health student nurse editor
I wanted to respond regarding Council of Deans of Health and Universities UK recent joint statement which called for an ‘urgent’ review of student nurse funding.
Challenges of attending accident and emergency units with patients presenting with minor injuries caused by self-harm were overcome via a nurse-led care pathway.
A zero tolerance approach to violence and aggression has been widely adopted in healthcare but health professionals must be flexible in how they tackle such situations
The risks of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia are well known. A review by pharmacists with care home staff led to the drugs being reduced or discontinued
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Occipital nerve injections to treat occipital neuralgia are often administered by doctors, but a nurse-led clinic proved to be more favourable with patients.
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Funding and support is being made available for nurses and other health professionals interested in setting up an award winning text message system for engaging with younger patients.