Issue : 2 March 2016
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After a negative experience of raising concerns, Sharon Mason explains why other nurses should not be dissuaded from doing so
Guidance to help healthcare professionals assess patients’ fitness to drive has been given a much-needed major overhaul.
’The book is aimed at those who require an introduction to research awareness.’
CQC notes improvements at Bournemouth trustSubscription
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “requires improvement”, following a third inspection by the Care Quality Commission, which found ongoing problems in accident and emergency.
DH rejects call to widen access to men B vaccineSubscription
The Department of Health has said widening access to the new meningitis B vaccine, as called for in a petition signed by over 800,000 people, would not be cost-effective.
‘What does a research nurse do?’Subscription
Can you advise this student nurse?
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Sleep apnoea treatment may aid glycaemic controlSubscription
Continuous positive airway pressure appears to improve glycaemic control in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, say Spanish researchers.
Staff at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have eliminated pressure ulcers caused by devices like plaster casts with the help of a “simple red stripe”.
Key Concepts in Nursing and Healthcare ResearchSubscription
’This book will be a valuable companion to the reader at any point in their research journey’