Hospital nurses and health professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, according to researchers.
Rigorous hand hygiene-intervention practices can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes, according to findings from a French study.
A first year nursing student who nearly died from sepsis is determined to use her experience to educate others about the condition and has helped organise a ground-breaking training event.
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A hospital choir of nurses and other health professionals are hoping to raise awareness of sepsis this Christmas with an innovative reworking of a popular carol.
The inventors of a new type of catheter have been presented with a “clinical impact” award by a leading body of engineers.
The inventors of a new catheter claim it could solve one of “the biggest problems” in community nursing and reduce discomfort, embarrassment and complications for millions of patients.
Treatment for the antibiotic resistant bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae could lie within the bodies’ natural defences, according to researchers from the UK and Austria.
In an exclusive opinion piece for Nursing Times to coincide with World Antibiotic Awareness Week, health secretary Jeremy Hunt sets out progress so far in the new war on superbugs announced by the government last year.
For the first time, researchers say they have shown that “electric bandages” can fight biofilm infection and aid the fights against growing antimicrobial resistance.
The sharing of key health service data on the use of antibiotics is “disappointingly” low with frontline nurses and other staff, a progress report on antimicrobial stewardship in England has warned.