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A trust in the North West has insisted it respects its nurses after receiving sharp criticism from nursing academics about the style of a job advert that they viewed as demeaning to the profession.
The experience of nursing in wartime from a century ago will be brought into the digital age, as personal stories of a group of World War One nurses are uncovered for the first time.
Specialist nurses are taking part in an innovative new digital health project pilot that aims to reduce their risk of patients experiencing asthma exacerbations.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced the launch of what it describes as a “completely redesigned website for community nurses”.
A new “application” that detects early signs of kidney failure is being by nurses used to improve care at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust in London.
A “comprehensive” guide to help nurses and other health professionals use social media appropriately and to its best effect has been launched by Skills for Health.
A charity has launched a new free online resource aimed at supporting health and social care professionals who do not have particular expertise in palliative and end of life care.
The NHS must be prepared for the entry into the UK healthcare system of smart inhalers, which have the potential to transform care for people with asthma, according to a charity report.
NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a smartphone and tablet application – or app – to reduce administration for specialist nurses so they can spend more time with the families of organ donors.
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School nurses from Hertfordshire Community Trust will help run two new health websites for children and young people across the county.
A scanner device that can detect early damage that can lead to the formation of a pressure ulcer has been used successfully in NHS hospitals.
Nursing homes in more rural areas are at risk of falling behind on developments in using information technology for healthcare, compared to their counterparts in towns and cities, a US study has indicated.
A practice nurse researcher is to work with a team of international technology experts to develop innovative new methods of assessing how well student nurses are learning.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has today visited four nurses from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust who have been shortlisted for this year’s Nursing Times Awards.
A leading tissue viability nurse hopes that plans to develop an electronic tool for recording pressure ulcers for wider use across the NHS could transform the quality of data and aid efforts to improve prevention and treatment.
A national patient safety tool targeted at nurses has sparked a rise in harm-free care, with improvements across all of the areas that it measures, shows latest data shared with Nursing Times.
The introduction of an “app” that gives real-time information about staffing levels across a Nottingham trust has led to improved redeployment of nurses and reduced the use of agency workers at the organisation.
Jeremy Hunt is today due to name 12 trusts that will “deliver pioneering approaches to digital services”, as the government looks to “fast track” technology implementation in the NHS.
Nurse helps develop new pancreatic cancer appSubscription
Next month a specialist nurse from the East Midlands will see the launch of a smartphone app for pancreatic cancer patients that she has helped develop.