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The Nursing and Midwifery Council has approved the removal of mandatory time limits for completing education programmes, handing over the responsibility to universities instead.
A review of continence services around the world revealed that a key element in improving care would be the use of trained nurse specialists at the first assessment.
Nursing students have put on a show celebrating nurses around the world and featuring acts of poetry, drama and music based around the theme of nursing and care.
Many nurses think hospital is not the best place to die, so it is important that they know how best to ensure patients and families experience a “good death”.
Nurses play an increasingly important role in the administration of antimicrobials so it is vital that they understand how to achieve best outcomes and reduce harm.
A third of young people do not know why Florence Nightingale is a celebrated figure, according to a new opinion poll that gathered views from the general public about the nursing profession.
The chief executive of Scotland’s biggest nursing agency has spoken of her “despair” at the shortage of qualified nurses to fill gaps in care.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has launched a new education and training centre for nurses and midwives.
A group of GP practices have been placed into special measures after inspectors raised concerns, including a lack of staff learning following safety incidents, failure by nurses to understand mental capacity legislation and outdated training on vaccinations.
Drug administration errors by nurses are a common cause of patient harm. Simple steps can be taken to cut distractions and improve nurses’ skills in calculating doses.