I have been asked to help measure the apex and radial pulse. What are they and why is it necessary to measure both?Subscription
Nursing practice often involves undertaking procedures about which there is debate or uncertainty. In Practice Question we ask experts to determine how nurses should approach these situations
Intravenous antibiotics in cystic fibrosisSubscription
What is the optimum duration of antibiotic therapy to treat chest exacerbations in CF?
Changes in the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 that came into force this year have enabled appropriately qualified nurses to independently prescribe controlled drugs (CDs), mix controlled drugs with another medicine, and use CDs in patient group directions.
The NHS could transform the way we manage the rehabilitation of older patients by changing the way we educate and prepare healthcare assistants.
"I know what my body is telling me I need"Subscription
Alun Morgan, 62, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 49. He describes his contrasting experiences of nursing care during a short spell in hospital.
Helping to develop educational tools for health professionals will support people with diabetes to manage their injectable therapies in the best way
Whether it’s Florence Nightingale or Hattie Jacques, we all have an image in our heads of what a nurse is and what they look like.
Nurses must embrace technology as part of ensuring high-quality care
A vessel health preservation framework has been launched in the UK to help health professionals select and manage vascular access devices and improve patient care
A guide to prescribing anti-dementia medicationSubscription
Memory clinic services, including prescribing, are often led by nurses. Practice-based guidance aims to help nurses ensure patients get the correct anti-dementia medication