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In 2004, a child died after being fed through a nasogastric tube that had been misplaced in her lungs.
Good communication, openness, honesty and support are key to making palliative care manageable for relatives and carers
Nurses need to demonstrate their contribution to care by describing, measuring and comparing what they do at an international level
#NTtwitchat live debate: "How can non-specialist nurses help patients stop smoking?"VideoSubscription
Smoking cessation #NTtwitchat Special with Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists and The British Lung Foundation
Did you miss the latest #NurChat Twitter debate about organ donation? Let us sum it up for you…
In 2001, when the National Service Framework for Older People was published, I was working as a newly appointed consultant nurse for older people. I welcomed the NSF because it was a way of highlighting the importance of developing services and care for older people.
According to a study conducted by the Royal College of Physicians, every year second-hand smoke results in more than 165,000 new episodes of disease among children, 300,000 primary care consultations, 9,500 hospital admissions and around 40 sudden infant deaths.
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action Rebecca Sherrington of the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists speaks about their strategy for improving respiratory disease mortality rates
Are lung transplants the way forward?Subscription
Respiratory nurse and Nursing Times blogger Janelle Yorke on donor transplantation.
Being the best nurse you canSubscription
The best part of nursing is understanding the patient’s journey, says Lorraine Ozerovitch