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Heavily involving senior nurses, such as matrons, in hospital bereavement services may help relatives to deal with concerns over care in the wake of a difficult death and ultimately curb legal action, according to researchers in Kent.
Health and social care providers will have to prove to the Care Quality Commission that they understand how to safely deploy nursing associates before they receive registration from now on.
Patients at a men’s mental health unit in London have been working with world class artists to help transform its communal areas, according to a charity that commissions quality artwork for NHS hospitals.
A passionate student nurse who worked a 65-hour week just to make ends meet will tonight feature in a hard-hitting documentary.
Almost half of NHS nurses and other healthcare workers say there are not enough staff on their shift to ensure patients are treated safely and with compassion, according to a new survey published by a public sector union.
A newly-qualified nursing associate has commended the support she received from registered nurses during her training.
The first qualified nursing associates will join England’s health and care workforce today in a “landmark moment” for the sector.
Graduation ceremonies have been held around the country for members of the new nursing associate role, ahead of them officially joining the NHS workforce on 28 January.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing in the Channel Islands have moved closer to making history by potentially becoming the first nurses from the union to officially go on strike.
A new “fidget” toolkit is improving the wellbeing of people living with dementia by helping them to tap into the psychological need to feel occupied and engaged, according to a leading research charity.