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Improving diabetes careSubscription
A Nursing Times survey indicated most nurses saw the benefits of using a connected meter to manage diabetes, writes Kathy Oxtoby
As nurses we know how important it is that patients have everything explained to them properly and access to the right information at the right time.
Patient safety leaders transform handovers at George EliotVideoSubscription
Ward staff and patients at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton are reaping the rewards of investing in training for patient safety improvement.
Driving quality in diabetes careSubscription
A new generation of Point of Care blood glucose testing meters with wireless connectivity to the hospital’s IT systems is raising the quality of data collected andspeeding up nurse’s access to blood glucose results therefore improving patient safety and care.
This advertorial was sponsored by Novo Nordisk. The content was approved by the sponsoring company and the author prior to publication.Prior to 1985, insulin administration for people with diabetes meant using a large glass syringe and a reusable needle, both of which had to be sterilised by boiling.
Walking your way to health Subscription
Not everyone may feel that they have the fitness levels or the self-discipline to pound the pavements in their jogging gear, but walking regularly is accessible and can have health benefits to boot.
As a result of the NMC’s revised guidance, nurses and midwives may be at greater risk of a referral to the Interim Orders Panel of the NMC
With multiple specialised clinical departments, The Lister Hospital demonstrates a wide range of care offered by the independent sector
Working in Saudi Arabia gives nurses the chance for travel and tax-free salaries, and enables them to learn about a diverse range of cultures