When Sue McCreadie asked her patient’s GP to visit him urgently, she understood his family’s anger when her request went unfulfilled.
Mental health nursing is a fascinating and rewarding career path, explains nurse manager Shannon Graham
Stories from nursing: dealing with deathSubscription
“Come in nurse I’ve just put the kettle on,” Gethin sounded calm - considering. He had called me early that morning with the news: “Agnes has gone nurse, I found her this morning. Can you come?”
Ted’s new role gives him more freedom to develop the ideas he believes will benefit his trust and, ultimately, his patients’ care. Still relatively new to the role, he talks us through his first few weeks.
Having dementia is bad enough, then you get ill or have a fall and end up in hospital, the worst place you could be with dementia.
Nursing associates: an asset to the service?Subscription
A recent on- and off-line debate revealed the concerns the nursing profession has about the possible impact of creating a new ‘nursing associate’ role.
After spending a week as an inpatient on an NHS ward, Josephine realised how little privacy patients have in a ward environment.
Paediatric nurse, Donna, has referred two children and their families to Make-A-Wish UK. She explains how she will never forget the positive impact the charity had.
Clinical nurse specialist, Dr Victoria Harmer, used her role as an advisor on Eastenders to help the public understand the impact Peggy Mitchell’s breast cancer diagnosis would have in real life
Are you having a good day at work?Subscription
Dr Susan Hamer explains why nurses are ideally placed to discuss, debate and ultimately change healthcare.