I work with people with dementia and their loved ones, helping them access information on essential matters such as support services and living with dementia.
I qualified as a nurse more than 17 years ago and, as a result of that, I have seen three governments run the NHS, continuous changes and a whole host of health-service scandals that have ended in increased scrutiny and criticism by the media and by society.
Although nurses commonly deal with death, no standardised training in last offices is available. Jo Wilson and colleagues explain why nationally endorsed guidance is urgently needed
New NICE guidelines will help nurses to be proactive about improving the lives of children and families who are affected by childhood continence issues, says Jenny Perez
My father, who has dementia, has just passed another major milestone, his 85th birthday.
NHS Direct saves the health service millions by reducing attendances at A&E and GP practices. We talk to Antonina Kimonge to find out what it takes to be the voice on the end of the line.
Did you know that nursing was originally a principally male occupation? We have Florence Nightingale to thank for enduring notions that nursing is work requiring traditionally female attributes and hence suited more for women.
MRSA has become synonymous with media and public perception of “superbugs”. An explosion of news articles linked it to dirty hospitals in the early 2000s.
Much has been written on the cost implications of delayed discharge of patients in acute settings.
With appropriate funding, we should be able to train healthcare assistants to support district nursing services, says Neesha Oozageer