Nurses are increasingly likely to encounter patients with advanced liver disease and have a vital role in improving end-of-life care for this group
Bowel screening uptake is low among BME groups and in poorer areas, so we must do more to engage with communities, says Deborah Alisna
In 2004, a child died after being fed through a nasogastric tube that had been misplaced in her lungs.
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A hospital care pathway for alcoholSubscription
Pat Elliott, RN, CertEd; Margaret Davies, RN, DipN; Elaine Scott, BA (Hons), RN, CertEdPat-Ward Manager; Margaret-Ward Manager; Elaine-Clinical Governance Co-ordinator, Medical Directorate, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral Hospital NHS TrustThe cost to the NHS of alcohol problems is phenomenal (see Boxes 1 and 2). In the Wirral, north-west England, a total of £1.3 million was spent on alcohol-related cases in 1998-1999 between secondary and primary care (Jones, 2001).
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VOL: 96, ISSUE: 49, PAGE NO: 6 Stephanie White, RN, OND, Cert Ed Health, is clinical liaison nurse, gastroenterology unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
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VOL: 96, ISSUE: 39, PAGE NO: 39 Cris Pollard, BA, RGN, is upper gastrointestinal nurse specialist, Department of Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
A nurse-led, rapid-access pathway for diagnosing pancreatic cancer as early as possible has won the Cancer Nursing category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards