Issue : 2 June 2009
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An action-research study examines a patient journey model to improve patient-centred care and the collaboration needed for the project’s success
Combination therapy managed by a practice nurse can successfully treat patients with pain-associated depression, according to US researchers.
A national marketing campaign to recruit more nurses and ‘renew and refresh’ the public’s perception of the profession could start early next year.
Nurses go the extra mile for hospicesSubscription
Two nurses walked 40 miles in 16 hours last month to raise money for palliative care facilities in the North East, including the building of a new children’s hospice.
A nurse practitioner in Norwich has become the first in Norfolk to become a partner at a general practice surgery.
Cancer tsar to be judge in Nursing Times AwardsSubscription
The government’s national clinical director for cancer, Mike Richards, and the Department of Health’s NHS workforce director, Clare Chapman, are among the high-profile judges of this year’s Nursing Times Awards.
New targets for tight glycaemic control in the GP contract could increase the risk of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes, nurse specialists have warned.
Trust asks its patients to help rate wardsSubscription
A trust near Liverpool is using patient feedback to check the standard of care on its wards as part of a rating scheme to promote high-quality care.
More than half of nurses think the European working time directive could have a negative effect on patient safety, according to an online survey by Nursing Times.
England rugby captain Steve Borthwick visited nurses at London’s Northwick Park Hospital last month to help raise funds for the hospital’s haematology unit.