Issue : 24 August 2010
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A hospice in Devon is to seek “near real time” feedback on care using state of the art technology.
Nurses at a trust in Norfolk have agreed 12 core principles to guide their nursing practice and stress a focus on compassion.
Trusts are undermining safety and efforts to cut costs by placing too much reliance on agency nurses, according to a report shared with Nursing Times.
Nurse directors stick to ‘scrapped’ targetsSubscription
Nursing directors have said they plan to maintain performance against high profile waiting time targets, despite the new government’s decision to scrap or revise them.
A diabetes charity has called on nurses to write to their MP demanding that a popular insulin product not be withdrawn from the market.
Two thirds of nurses say their trust still places patients in mixed sex accommodation, with a quarter saying it occurs every day.
Over the past 20 years, more and more babies have been born by C-section. We need to eliminate unnecessary procedures and increase normal birth rates
Nurses may encounter people who experience suicidal thoughts. A systematic review was undertaken to identify themes that can inform empathic care
Constipation associated with Parkinson’s disease can damage wellbeing and restrict independence. Effective bowel care is essential to maximise people’s quality of life. Download a print-friendly PDF file of this article here
Nurses need to be at the heart of commissioning if NHS reforms are to meet patient needsSubscription
As the white paper heralds a new era for healthcare commissioning, Malcolm Thomson urges all nurses to become involved in shaping future services