Issue : 27 October 2009
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Productivity drive for community nursesSubscription
A major productivity drive has been launched for community settings, which could see nurses increasing the amount of time they spend with patients by two-thirds.
Nurses must remain vigilant to the risks of MRSA during the swine flu pandemic, infection control nurses have warned.
Nurses need more help to become healthy role models, the Prime Minister’s Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery in England has been told.
Frontline nurses are being told that getting vaccinated against swine flu is the ‘single most important thing’ they can do to help the NHS “stay ahead of the game” this winter.
A number of NHS hospitals are planning to replace an increasing number of trained nurses with cheaper, unregistered ‘nurses’ paid at a lower rate.
An outline of the various applications for telemedicine in healthcare, and an examination of the advantages and disadvantages of using this technology
A staff questionnaire at a psychiatric nursing home analysed how the development of a multi-professional group benefited staff and patients
Information and communication technologies to support patients with long term conditionsSubscription
How nurses can develop and implement initiatives using information and communication technologies to support patients with long term conditions
Kuldip Bharj on why nurses should embrace change
I took my mum to the opticians yesterday. I sensed it was time when she mistook the cat for a slipper. Anyway the optician was a very nice man who took a lot of time explaining what he was doing before moving on to offering an overview of cataract surgery.