Issue : 19 May 2008
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A fear and lack of knowledge around mental health and human rights legislation could put patient safety at risk, delegates have been warned.
Patient safety is subordinate to financial matters within the NHS, according to its recently appointed medical director.
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Polyalkylimide implants – injections used as cosmetic fillers – may be associated with infrequent but sometimes severe immune-related adverse effects months following the procedure, warn Spanish researchers.
A video game that can be used to train staff and monitor attitudes towards infection control is to be piloted at a UK trust.
Tackling patient safety is all about capturing hearts and minds, England’s Chief Nursing Officer believes.
Staff compliance with infection control policies is the key to zero tolerance on healthcare-associated infections, delegates at the Patient Safety Congress in London heard today.
Scotland has too few specialist nurses to meet the needs of the country’s 40,000 people affected by epilepsy, a charity has warned.
Gordon Brown's speech to the Patient Safety Congress is now available to view via nursingtimes.net
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has personally thanked nurses for their commitment to the NHS.