Issue : 27 July 2010
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Call for harder line on flexible hoursSubscription
Nurse managers should challenge their staff over shift times, a study shared exclusively with Nursing Times has found.
A Cochrane review compared multidisciplinary rehabilitation for fractured neck of femur with usual rehabilitation in inpatient and ambulatory settings
A number of hospitals across the country are forcing senior midwives into lower paid roles to cut costs.
We British like a grumble. And, let’s face it, there are times when we have things to grumble about. Football, for example. How rubbish were England in the World Cup? Watching Steven Gerrard wander about the place giving the ball to the opposition at every opportunity was a bit like watching Bambi trying to do a paper round on roller skates.
High impact action scores may not be collectedSubscription
Hospitals may not be able to compare how well they are implementing the high impact nursing actions because the Department of Health is worried about collecting too much information.
Home ECG monitoring reduces costs and improves care Subscription
A telehealth pilot project that helps cardiac patients in the North West self-manage their condition has saved £185,000 in 14 months.
Older people often need pain relief yet age related changes can influence drug pharmacokinetics. An awareness of both drug and non-drug interventions is vital
Enhancing life opportunities should be a priority for those working in prison settings. A project reveals how the health needs of young offenders were addressed
As nursing prepares to become an all degree profession, Amanda McGough reflects that its members have not always supported each other in their academic achievements
Large scale nurse strikes never seenSubscription
Nurses have taken part in work to rule industrial action before but stopped short of all-out strikes.