Would you risk sepsis to display a surgical wound on social media? Midwives in Hull are finding that new mothers are removing their dressing so they can post photos of their caesarean section wounds on Facebook.
To celebrate the contribution to society by the nation’s millions of public service workers, from nurses to teachers, firefighters to administrators, Britain is being asked to say ‘thank you’ on Public Service Day on 23 June.
Candida auris is a species of fungus that grows as a yeast. First identified in 2009 in Tokyo, it can cause serious invasive candidiasis in humans, affecting the bloodstream, central nervous system and internal organs. Patients with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk
Delia Sworm, skin cancer clinical nurse specialist at Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, offers her perspective on the importance of shared decision-making between clinicians and people with melanoma
Respiratory rate is the single most sensitive predictor of patient deterioration, yet the one vital sign that nurses currently must measure in a time consuming and imperfect fashion. But a smart device called RespiraSense is trying to change all that
Claire Read reports on a roundtable event discussing continence care
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