Nurse leaders behind the #EndPJParalysis campaign are hosting a free 72-hour global digital summit this week to share best practice around tackling complications associated with hospitalisation.
The opening of a new children’s hospital in the Scottish capital has been delayed at the eleventh hour after final inspections found safety flaws.
The vast majority of NHS hospitals in England are using officially endorsed clinical tools designed to improve the response to life-threatening sepsis, new research has found.
Patients are being routinely cared for in “temporary” beds that should only be used in emergencies or when there are spikes in demand, according to new research from the British Medical Association (BMA).
Insects found in hospitals may pose a risk to infection prevention efforts and, ultimately, patient safety due to the bacteria they contain, UK researchers have warned.
Most hospital inpatients report that nurses and clinicians “always” treat them with dignity and respect, according to the Care Quality Commission’s annual survey results, though concerns have been raised over lengthy discharge delays and lack of information for self-care when patients go home.
“Terrifying” new figures showing a doubling of cases of sepsis in England over two years have sparked a new call for action to address nurse shortages.
A specialist nurse is helping patients to camouflage scars and skin conditions as part of a “life-changing” service, which is set to expand across a trust in East Anglia.
A film demonstrating the importance of hand hygiene through a variety of scenarios accompanied by sports style commentary has won an infection control prize in the US.
An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification (BCID) testing can slash broad spectrum antibiotic use, according to US researchers.