There has been an “encouraging rise in survival” among patients with lung cancer, according to a major audit, but contact with nurse specialists remains too low.
A Facebook post written by a student nurse, which defended the vital role of healthcare assistants, has gone viral.
Nurses and doctors are to take part in a sepsis screening pilot at a trust in Nottingham from this month, which will ensure every patient is automatically assessed for the disease when their vital signs are recorded electronically.
Prime minister Theresa May has today set out a series of new policies aimed at improving mental health provision, including more than £80m of spending commitments to improve digital access and expand community services.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has “set expectations” for trusts to boost their use of e-rostering technology in order to better manage ward staffing levels and improve flexible working opportunities.