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A district nurse from South Yorkshire is taking to the skies for her first ever skydive to raise awareness that young suicide can be prevented.
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
New figures revealing a drop in nursing student numbers have escalated fears about the future of the profession already in the grip of a staffing crisis.
A midwife has been awarded almost £5,000 in compensation, after a panel found she was treated unfairly by the caseloading midwifery service that she was employed by while on maternity leave.
Nurses in the UK carry out 180 wound dressing changes a year on each patient with a chronic wound, a survey has indicated.
Concern has been aired over the ongoing closure of a birthing centre in North East Scotland due to severe midwife shortages.
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
Critical shortages of learning disabilities nurses could lead to more vulnerable patients being sent to Victorian style institutions away from their loved ones, a union has warned.
Student nurses of all disciplines at the University of Northampton will be taught skills in mental health “first aid” to help them spot crucial warning signs of problems like depression and anxiety in both themselves and their patients.