Issue : 14 September 2016
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A report from The Cavell Nurses Trust earlier this month offered up some pretty astonishing insights into modern nursing life
Future cases of type 2 diabetes could be reduced by much as 80% if more was done to warn patients they were at risk and then encourage them to change their lifestyles, claim UK nurse researchers.
Two years on and I can still remember the abject terror I felt when walking onto the ward for my first placement of my first year as a student mental health nurse.
It’s that time of year again when humid and sweltering days turn into chilly mornings, and amber leaves scatter on the ground. Summer draws to a close, but as the old adage goes “every end has a new beginning”. This September, many students will embark on an enlightening and exciting journey as a student nurse.
Many terminal cancer patients in the UK are not getting adequate pain relief early enough, according to researchers from Yorkshire.
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Early results from two pilot schemes in England that are diverting patients away from busy A&E departments have shown success, an investigation by Nursing Times has revealed. The schemes at Royal Bolton Hospital and Queen’s Hospital in Romford indicate patients who arrive at A&E with minor conditions can safely be sent home with basic advice on self-care or information on getting a GP appointment.
Mental health is on the agenda right now. In recent months there have been a series of reports and announcements revealing both the current state of services in the NHS and plans to try and tackle the challenges.
A new “low stigma” tool to help prevent perinatal mental problems is being developed for potential use by midwives and health visitors in North London.
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Self-titled Risk-Averse Nurse, Clare, explores how risks surrounding the delegation of tasks by nurses to carers can be reduced.