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One of the largest NHS trusts in England has been lifted out of special measures after four years under the regime for struggling healthcare providers.
A first ever global nursing anthem has been created as part of an initiative to represent the reality of nurses and their commitment to patients.
A team of nurses who all began their training together in 1969 at a hospital in London reunited last week, including two nurses who still work at the same trust.
Concerns have been raised over the ambitions of the new NHS Long Term Plan, with analysts highlighting an “ongoing deterioration” in workforce numbers in critical areas such as primary and community care, nursing and mental health.
A third of patients who use complementary and alternative medicine hide the fact in consultations with conventional medicine providers, with potential safety implications, a study suggests.
The class A drug MDMA may be used “safely” as a treatment in patients for psychological trauma and alcoholism without side effects linked to social distress, according to UK researchers.
Intravenous insulin does not improve stroke outcomes compared to standard blood glucose control using insulin shots, according to researchers.
More organisations are adding their weight to supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue among NHS healthcare staff, in a bid to help tackle the negative effects of shift working and the impact of fatigue on the workforce.
A team of diabetes specialist nurses who set up a social media network have been on tour across the UK in a bid to showcase the work they do and recruit other nurses into the speciality, a member of the team explained to Nursing Times.
A landmark report has highlighted how the true potential of technology to revolutionise the NHS will only be realised though investment in staff training.