Issue : 2 June 2009
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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.
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
Research assessed parent and child understanding of the continence issues affecting them and the response of the family and healthcare professionals
Exploring the new and updated aspects in NICE guidance on schizophrenia, focusing on treating acute episodes and recovery, and preventing relapse
Fracture liaison services and clinical audit are just two areas in which nurses can implement the National Osteoporosis Society manifesto, argues Julia Thomson
Faecal incontinence affects relationships, employment and self-esteem
A Nursing Times survey has revealed gaps in training and education for continence management. Clare Lomas investigates how this can be addressed
A practical guide to using bladder ultrasound to diagnose urinary retention
Outlining the development of an online structured framework to help student nurses achieve assessment learning outcomes during practice placements