Issue : 16 June 2009
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Exploring what happens to the musculoskeletal and immune systems, skin and self-perception in patients confined to bed, and what nurses should look out for
A social enterprise in Lincolnshire that combines a nurse-led practice with a social care unit has won through to the finals of the national NHS Health & Social Care Awards.
With the first anniversary of the publication of NHS Next stage Review coming up this month, Richard Staines talks to the architect of the plan, health minister Lord Darzi, on progress so far and priorities for the future
The government is set to launch a national apprenticeship scheme for prospective nursing students later this year, Nursing Times understands.
Two groups of nurses have successfully won concessions over car parking with local councils this month.
EU directive puts nurses in charge of continuitySubscription
Continuity of patient care will increasingly become the responsibility of nurses following the limiting of junior doctors’ hours to 48 a week, a leading nurse specialist has warned.
NHS Employers is unlikely to recommend that the NHS implement new European guidelines on needlestick injuries until at least 2011.
A trust in west Yorkshire has developed a nursing leadership programme to help staff nurses take charge of critical care areas.
Nearly a fifth of nurses are still not receiving formal feedback on their infection control practice, according to figures gathered by the National Audit Office.
The largest children’s hospital in the UK opened its doors last week in Manchester.