Issue : 14 January 2015
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For the first time this month, an entire cohort of undergraduate adult nursing students will be electronically assessed on their placement.
As part of the Context of Care for Children, Young People and their Families module, my child nursing group looked at how nurses can support young carers.
Can you advise this potential student nurse?
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is considering the removal of time limits for the completion of education programmes for students.
Hospital nurses at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been working “heroic” unpaid shifts to help cope with A&E pressures this winter, its chief executive has revealed.
Two new treatment options for patients with hepatitis C are a step closer to being recommended for use in the NHS, following draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Patients admitted to hospital from care homes are commonly dehydrated on admission and consequently are at significantly greater risk of in-hospital mortality, according to a major UK study.
The British Army has launched a new campaign to recruit part-time volunteers to join its reserves, including nurses and other healthcare workers.
There should be a minimum of one nurse per four cubicles in accident and emergency departments, according to new draft guidance on safe staffing levels.
A patient admitted to Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust last night with suspected ebola has tested negative for the virus.