The staple removers I’ve just used are cheap and nasty but they cost a lot. They have travelled almost 4,000 miles.
The value of nursing lies in the opportunity to affect individual lives and the personal rewards that this brings - especially at Christmas
While imminent changes to the law are unlikely, the issue of assisted dying is not going to go away
Evaluation through measurement is key to improving quality but how ready are we to be transparent about nursing performance, asks Anne Cooper.
There is a need to look at how information on formula feeds can be made available to health professionals
Recently I sat with a group of worried doctors who after two years of aggressive recruitment for junior medical staff had not had a single applicant.
Nurses need to find a balance between form filling and delivering care, and ensure that any data gathered on pressure ulcers is used to improve care
Only the most ardent retro fan would seriously entertain a return to the days of the nursing cap.
People with rarer cancers deserve the same support and information as those with more common cancers
For the last 25 years, I have been working in the field of wound healing and more recently in lymphoedema.