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Clinicians are continuing to use the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway for end of life, despite a major review concluding it should be scrapped last year, Nursing Times has been told.
The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed “vital” guidance for nurses on detecting the signs of child sexual exploitation.
The government has launched a consultation on plans to legally require hospitals, GPs and care homes to display their Care Quality Commission rating in visible places, such as entrances or waiting rooms.
Police have launched a criminal investigation into the death of a baby who contracted an infection from a suspected contaminated drip.
Universities are considering scrapping nursing courses due to uncertainty over future funding, education leaders have claimed.
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.