Issue : 1 May 2013
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Continence care is every nurse’s businessSubscription
Francis has called for a focus on compassion and caring, continence is a vital aspect of care and nurses need to ensure high standards
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has introduced innovative new “tuck bags” across wards to help improve the control of infection.
Do RCN members really resent allocating the ICN just £1.80 per year from their subscriptions, asks Jane Salvage, Maura Buchanan, Christine Hancock, Pat Hughes, Tom Keighley, Shelagh Murphy, Anne Marie Rafferty and Jane Robinson
Our live feedback app has caught the imagination of the internet-savvy population who enjoy fast, spontaneous interactions, says Sue Davies
RCGP sets competency levels for practice nursesSubscription
A framework to support practice nurses in achieving and maintaining competency levels across all areas of their generalist role has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Scotland's CNO launches handwashing driveSubscription
Rates of norovirus and flu could be reduced with better hand hygiene, Scotland’s chief nursing officer has said – as the Scottish government launches a handwashing campaign.
I was so honoured and privileged to be asked to be a part of the Student Nursing Times Awards.
New NHS 111 advice line still 'fragile'Subscription
Officials claim the new NHS non-emergency 111 telephone service in England is in a “fragile” state across many parts of the country.
Three hospital patients have died after contracting a new strain of the bacterial infection Clostridium difficile (C. diff).
Nursing Times has officially confirmed that the company, Atos Healthcare, are not sponsors of this year’s Nursing Times Awards 2013.