Issue : 26 February 2014
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After Europe-wide research suggested that having a higher proportion of nurses with degrees reduces the likelihood of patient deaths following surgery, we asked the twitter community what they thought the implications might be
We asked the twitter nursing community what they think of this suggestion - here’s what they told us…
60 seconds with...Catherine Walshe, senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life CareSubscription
We talk to Catherine Walshe, senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, who has been a nurse for 27 years.
“Teenagers who consume energy drinks ‘are twice as likely to use alcohol and drugs’,” the Mail Online warns.
Caesarean babies linked to obesity in later lifeSubscription
Caesarean babies have an increased risk of becoming heavyweight adults, say researchers.
Staff working in care homes should wear a uniform, according to half of those questioned in a new poll.
“Children with cancer ‘denied drugs because of EU rules’,” reports the BBC.
I am not sure there has ever been a golden era of nursing. Certainly, I would be the first to criticise my own training with its flaws and inadequacies, but it did teach me fundamental skills, which I have always thought were pivotal to being a nurse
'Community nursing is not a dead end job'Subscription
Amy Perry qualified three years ago and wants to dispel the myths about her job
Continence care for people with dementia at homeSubscription
Although most people with dementia live at home, little research has been done on whether conservative continence interventions enable them to stay there instead of moving into care homes