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
Nurses must ensure that ward rounds do not become tick-box exercises
Nurses must embrace technology as part of ensuring high-quality care
The value of nursing lies in the opportunity to affect individual lives and the personal rewards that this brings - especially at Christmas
Nurses need to demonstrate their contribution to care by describing, measuring and comparing what they do at an international level
Should nurses focus on nursing and leave management to the managers?
Nurses need to look at how they can reduce the toll that night shifts can take on their health and wellbeing
In 2009, the Boorman report highlighted the importance of NHS staff health and wellbeing, not only for individual employees but also so they can delivery quality healthcare.
When one of my relatives had a stroke in 1994 and was admitted to hospital, she was cared for on a Nightingale ward.
The staple removers I’ve just used are cheap and nasty but they cost a lot. They have travelled almost 4,000 miles.