Issue : 27 November 2007
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Investigating men’s subjective experiences when their partners are admitted to hospital.Keywords: Mental health, Postnatal Depression, Management
A framework for nurses to further improve and develop their communication skills during interaction with patients. Keywords: Education, Communication, Patient education
Job Opportunities In BriefSubscription
Job Opportunities In Brief
NMC appoints midwife memberSubscription
A midwife from Inverness has been elected the NMC’s new alternate council member for midwives in Scotland.
Learning disability CD createdSubscription
Two nurses have developed an electronic training package to help frontline staff encourage clients with learning disabilities to become more socially included.
Admission prevention tool updatedSubscription
A tool that helps prevent emergency hospital re-admissions has been updated to identify nursing interventions more accurately and increase savings.
‘Healthcare is somewhat different from shopping’Subscription
We’ve known for a while that health service managers would like the NHS to function the way proper ‘businesses’ like supermarkets do. From a managerial perspective, it lacks a little something – like balloons, for example, and the nice ca-ching noise the cash register makes
Rising To The Leadership ChallenegeSubscription
A NEW health centre awaits its grand opening but councillors are demanding a plan to tackle MRSA rates. Patients need to be isolated in A&E because of a vomiting bug, a broken bedpan washer is spewing out sewage onto a hospital ward and there is an outbreak of Legionella at a local clinic, writes Louise Tweddell.
What’s happened to pain management?Subscription
Pain management has been slipping off the nursing agenda and is no longer taught to all nurses. Jennifer Taylor finds out what is being done to give it greater standing
Views from the forum on resuscitation decisionsSubscription
Views from the forum on resuscitation decisions.