Issue : 24 November 2009
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Have I ever told you about my old woodwork teacher? Mr Spooner had the social skills of custard.
Sheila Payne encourages nurses to take an active role in improving end of life care
IIt is important to identify the factors that increase the potential for medicine administration errors and address how best to overcome these
Nurses need to know about the main management options for treating this increasingly common condition, and how best to help patients maintain weight loss
Examining one patient’s journey in hospital highlights where medicines management could be improved to ensure patient safety
As the media spotlight focuses on quality of care, nurses need to use metrics to take control of the nursing quality agenda, says Mandie Sunderland
With major advances in genetics and genomics, nurses need to develop their knowledge and understanding of the topic and know how to integrate this into practice
Community wound treatment cuts bed daysSubscription
District nurses in Merseyside have slashed hospital bed days for patients with complex wounds.
Nurse attackers go unpunishedSubscription
Assaults on NHS staff have dropped slightly but the proportion of attackers who are punished by police is still below 2 per cent and has declined.
End of life care experts are to call for all healthcare staff to receive mandatory training in how to care for patients nearing the end of their lives.