Older adults who are also frail are twice as likely to experience delirium following elective surgery than others of an older age, a new review by Canadian researchers suggests.
A nurse, health visitor and senior manager with more than 25 years’ experience has been appointed as the new director of nursing and professions at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
NHS mental health trusts are struggling to staff services on a daily basis, with some regularly resorting to using healthcare assistants in place of registered nurses, a new report by a think-tank has found.
Mental health disorders among pregnant women can be screened just as effectively by using a two-question tool as with a 10-point questionnaire, a new UK study has found.
Nursing staff who sleep less than eight hours a night are at higher risk of developing depression and anxiety, suggests US research.
A multi-agency team has been established to support people experiencing a mental health crisis over the Christmas period in North Wales.
Learning disability and mental health nursing will both require significant boosts to the workforce, as part of plans to create tens of thousands of additional clinical posts in the next 10 years, the head of the national workforce body has told Nursing Times.
Many independent clinics that provide residential detoxification in England are not providing “safe or good quality care”, according to a warning from the health and social care regulator.
Cognitive behavioural therapy is among the potential treatments that should be considered for eating disorders, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
The University of East London has marked the official launch of its new adult nursing degree by unveiling a new state-of-the-art clinical simulation centre.