Plans to expand safe nurse staffing legislation in Wales to cover paediatric inpatient care have taken a step forward.
A new “one stop shop” community care partnership in the London borough of Ealing will help nurses provide a better service to patients by breaking down “artificial” organisational boundaries, leaders behind the scheme have said.
People with dementia should be offered activities such as exercise, aromatherapy, gardening and mindfulness to help them stay well and independent, according to new standards for dementia care.
Community nurses in Essex have been given precautionary treatment in the wake of an outbreak of a potentially deadly strain of Strep A that has so far claimed the lives of 12 elderly patients.
Over 7,000 young mothers and their newborns in Scotland have now received support through an innovative programme led by specially trained nurses and midwives, according to a report.
District and general practice nurses are being brought together to work side-by-side in Leeds, as part of ambitious integration plans anticipated to free up staff time by reducing duplication.
Home care health workers are frequently verbally abused by clients and their families, according to researchers from the US.
New best practice training guidelines have been published for professional carers administering buccal (ormomucosal) midazolam for epilepsy patients in the community.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has launched a new UK wide survey of the district nursing workforce to help the charity to determine what investment and support is needed for the service.
A university is launching an adult nursing degree apprenticeship with a heavy focus on community nursing placements, which it argues could have a significant impact on local recruitment difficulties.