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Safe administration of blood components

Safe administration of blood components Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Blood transfusion carries potentially serious hazards. Nurses have an important role in ensuring safe administration and in maintaining records to provide an audit trail

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term

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Opening up placement opportunities for students

Opening up placement opportunities for students Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach

Processing, testing and selecting blood components

Processing, testing and selecting blood components Subscription Required

5-Sep-2014

Transfusing patients with incompatible blood components can be fatal. Understanding the testing and transfusion process can help reduce errors

Putting the 6Cs at the heart of nurse education

Putting the 6Cs at the heart of nurse education Subscription Required

5-Sep-2014

Higher education institutions must recruit nursing students with the right values. One university is using multiple mini-interviews to assess compassion and empathy

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Front line Alzheimers

Frontline Alzheimer’s

16-Sep-2014

This book is an essential read for anyone considering or already working as a paid carer, or training to be nurse. I stress “paid” carer – because this indicates a choice to enter this “world”. 

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Gaining influence in the boardroom

Gaining influence in the boardroom

If people can visualise your ideas, they are more likely to be taken on

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'Data and technology alone aren’t the cure for the healthcare industry'

'Data and technology alone aren’t the cure for the healthcare industry'

18-Sep-2014

It is crucial that all new technology introduced to healthcare settings is easy to use for staff.

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Are you paying too much tax?

Are you paying too much tax?

1-Aug-2014

Personal Taxation Services debunks the myth that it’s easy to manage your own tax relief, and shows you just how much you could claim for - and how much you can save

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17 September 2014

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Major new campaign to champion pride in nursing profession

15-Sep-2014

Nurses from all disciplines and care settings are being urged to join a social media campaign highlighting all the reasons the profession has to be proud of what it does for patients.

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'Private patient wards are a great source of revenue for the NHS'

'Private patient wards are a great source of revenue for the NHS' Subscription Required

12-Sep-2014

In the past few years, the NHS has been subject to massive media scrutiny.

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When was the first time you felt that buzz of pride to be a nurse?

15-Sep-2014

Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.

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Robert Francis

Francis to end 'climate of fear' as NHS whistleblowing review begins

8-Aug-2014

The role of investigating claims made by NHS whistleblowers could be taken out of the hands of hospital trusts, the head of a major government inquiry has indicated.

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Barriers to the management of pain in dementia care

Barriers to the management of pain in dementia care

Pain in people with dementia is often undertreated. Nurses should use recognised assessment tools and tailor pain management to patients’ needs

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