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A patient is asking to have a healthy leg amputated as he feels it is not part of his body. Should such requests ever be granted? And, if so, in what circumstances?
The chief nursing officer is to review the way community nurses discuss end of life care with older patients, particularly wishes concerning resuscitation, following criticisms in the national media.
Two more hospital nurses have been arrested by police investigating alleged neglect linked to claims patient notes were falsified.
Deaths linked to legal highs could surpass those related to heroin use within just two years, according to a new report by a think-tank.
A senior nurse at a nursing home where a frail elderly woman died following a medication mix-up has been given a formal warning.
A cannabis factory was found in the grounds of a mental health hospital, police have confirmed.
One of the country’s leading nurses has called on staff to brave opposition from others and speak out if they witness something that is wrong or falls short of standards.
The husband of a nurse has claimed his wife’s career was “ruined” by unfounded allegations and “bullying”, which led her to give up her job at Worcestershire Health and Social Care Trust.
Three nurses at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend have been charged with further counts of wilful neglect.
Practice nurses and registrants working in the independent sector have been urged to check their insurance arrangements to make sure they are covered in case something goes wrong.