Issue : 13 January 2016
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Tissue viability nurses at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust have devised a pressure ulcer grading wheel to help staff identify the correct grade of ulcer.
Nursing unions have warned that the government’s imposition of a contract on junior doctors sets a “worrying precedent” for other parts of the NHS workforce.
Work pressures are the main reason preventing nurses from implementing evidence-based practice, according to a UK nursing researcher, who is calling for protected time for staff.
There is not enough evidence to currently recommend the routine use of promising new tests to help identify cause of sepsis, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
The number of nurse training places in Wales is to increase by 10% over the coming financial year, the Welsh government has announced.
Unions have warned that the creation of the new nursing associate role should not be seen as a solution to the shortage of registered nurses.
’This is an excellent book for new students or nurses who want to understand nursing’s history and its issues or those who are interested in changing education or practice in a way which learns from past mistakes.’
“Giving healthy gay men HIV drugs ‘could help reverse epidemic’,” BBC News reports.
“Eating potatoes before pregnancy increases risk of diabetes,” The Daily Telegraph reports. Researchers found a small, but significant, increase in gestational diabetes risk in mothers who reported eating a potato-rich diet before their pregnancy.
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