Let’s face it, we can’t know everything about every speciality, so it is important to work together and share our knowledge across disciplines.
All professionals must make critical choices about what information they use to inform their practice. This is true of me as a librarian, and even more so of health professionals such as nurses.
I work on a surgical ward and we recently had two patients who received an unexpected terminal prognosis – both with young families.
'Don’t stop the conversation about suicide' Subscription
You would think that dealing with patients who are suicidal, dealing with those who have been bereaved by suicide, or dealing with the aftermath of a patient who has died by suicide, would increase awareness of when it is about to occur or make the feelings that arise easier to manage.
As a result of increased pressures on health services, it is easy to overlook the value of education for all healthcare professionals.
When building resilience for nursing in the sphere of digital informatics nursing, employing one nurse to lead in an organisation is not enough.
'How can we feel more confident offering spiritual care to those from different backgrounds?'Subscription
Sometimes, as a Christian healthcare chaplain, I feel unconfident offering spiritual care to people whose backgrounds are different to my own – and I sense that nurses can do too.
Two members of staff from Northampton Hospital discuss the importance of learning disability training.
Why did I become a learning disability nurse? Well, I’m biased of course, but I could ask: why didn’t you?
NHS Blood and Transplant is a special health authority that provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This week, we’re looking at the work of lead nurse for paediatric and neonatal donation and transplantation Angie Scales.