Design flaws with NHS portable oxygen systems have contributed to clinicians misinterpreting that oxygen was flowing to a patient during treatment, when it was in fact not, according to a review.
Too many lung cancer patients in the UK are missing out on “pivotal” support from a clinical nurse specialist, experts have warned.
Cognitive behavioural therapy intervention delivered by respiratory nurses can reduce anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UK researchers.
Escalated efforts to encourage NHS nurses to get vaccinated against influenza ahead of the winter appear to be paying off, with figures indicating a small increase in uptake.
A specialist nurse has been awarded for her work in “transforming lives” in her career and wider community.
The toxic effects on the lung of drugs routinely prescribed to treat a range of common long-term conditions is much more widespread than thought, warn UK researchers.
A new guide has been launched to help nurses better support patients struggling with life-limiting side effects such as hearing loss and fatigue from treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Decongestants should not be given to young children because there is no evidence they help clear up a blocked or runny nose and their safety is unclear, according to experts investigating the effectiveness of treatments for the common cold.
Gareth Burns is to combine his passion for running and healthcare by taking part in the New York Marathon to raise £2,500 for Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
The widely held and persistent belief that milk boosts phlegm production and worsens respiratory conditions from asthma to the common cold, is a myth, argues a children’s health expert.