Issue : 2 June 2009
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Faecal incontinence affects relationships, employment and self-esteem
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.
Combination therapy managed by a practice nurse can successfully treat patients with pain-associated depression, according to US researchers.
Sharon Eustice, who steps down as chair of the Association for Continence Advice at their annual conference next week, looks at the challenges facing continence services
Outlining the development of an online structured framework to help student nurses achieve assessment learning outcomes during practice placements
Exploring what happens to processes in the body when a person is bedridden, and what nurses should look for when monitoring such patients
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.
An action-research study examines a patient journey model to improve patient-centred care and the collaboration needed for the project’s success
Research assessed parent and child understanding of the continence issues affecting them and the response of the family and healthcare professionals
A national marketing campaign to recruit more nurses and ‘renew and refresh’ the public’s perception of the profession could start early next year.