A project harnessing “telecare” technology and led by senior nurses in Yorkshire has reduced emergency admissions from care home by 33%, new research suggests.
Patients going into hospital from care homes should be given a special red bag to allow for an easier stay and quicker discharge, according to NHS England.
A Sheffield community nurse has been awarded the title of Queen’s nurse after nearly three decades of service to the NHS.
Patients should be offered the chance to have earwax removed at a GP surgery or community clinic rather than being referred to a specialist, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said.
A new nurse‐led model of community care developed in the Netherlands has proved hugely popular with both patients and staff in London and could help solve some of the current problems in district nursing, according to a new study
One of the priorities for the NHS in the future must be “true parity of care between mental and physical health” Prime Minister Theresa May said in her speech on the future of the NHS delivered at the Royal Free Hospital on Monday
The Welsh government has set out its first ever plan to integrate health and social care, as it attempts to treat more people in the community rather than in hospital.
Nurses could play a valuable role in advocating for better integrated care after government failures in getting the message across, according to an influential committee of MPs.
Nearly 1.5 million people could have avoided emergency admissions in 2016-17 if hospitals, GPs, community services and social care had worked together properly, according to a committee of MPs.
NHS commissioners are freezing the fees they pay providers to look after vulnerable adults, threatening to put the care home sector into greater financial difficulty, it has been claimed.