Issue : 27 January 2009
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is often unsuccessful and may not always be appropriate at the end of life
There have been calls for a presumed consent organ donation system but we must consider the ethical issues of this, says Ruhi Behi
This article outlines an innovative role for an advanced paediatric nurse practitioner as a community matron
Compare and contrast the following statements: ‘Non-adherence [to medication] should not be considered the patient’s problem’; and ‘You [the patient] should follow the course of treatment which you have agreed.’
With nurses across the UK on the frontline in delivering the first HPV vaccinations and others planning MMR catch-up campaigns Steve Ford investigates the upcoming virus candidates on the vaccine hotlist
The idea of individual patient budgets has been kicking around for a few years now. When it is mentioned most people nod politely before trying to change the subject to something that feels a little more realistic
By limiting our understanding of diversity in nursing to matters of race and religion, we risk excluding other cultural groups, warns Arabella Sinclair-Penwarden
A quarter of NHS nurses and HCAs are ‘strongly considering’ spending their own money to attend training courses.
Teamwork is vital in providing holistic careSubscription
Within any hospital setting exists a team philosophy, similar to the ward philosophy. It’s usually written and posted around the hospital so anyone can read it.
Law Lords have rules that nurses have the right to be heard before they can be suspended from work under the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) scheme - which has been deemed to be in contravention of human rights.