Issue : 24 September 2014
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Student Nursing Times’ student editor for mental health branch, Becky Kidman, is to take over the @StudentNT twitter feed on Tuesday 30 September.
“At least 150, and possibly several thousand, patients a year are conscious while they are undergoing operations,” The Guardian reports.
A former Birmingham critical care nurse says he will encourage frontline staff to introduce their own ideas for improving care in his new role at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.
Health Education England will pay for courses to encourage former nurses to return to the profession, Nursing Times can reveal ahead of a campaign to help address national staff shortages.
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There is a “real and continuing problem” over the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns about patient care, according to a report submitted to a national inquiry into whistleblowing.
While most of the ward staff were busy dealing with an emergency situation, Colin was surprised by another patient’s reaction
District nursing services in parts of East Anglia are increasingly reliant on healthcare assistants, according to research carried out by the Royal College of Nursing.
A new once-daily dual bronchodilator is now available across England for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, its manufacturers have announced.
Dry roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than those that are “raw”, a study has shown.