A ground-breaking “surgery school” designed to boost the fitness and wellbeing of patients before they go under the knife is helping reduce the time people spend in hospital, shows an evaluation.
Staff and patients at a hospital in Yorkshire are being urged via tannoy to heed advice not to smoke while outside its buildings, to coincide with the annual charity-led Stoptober event.
A senior nurse has spoken about the emotional impact of losing her hair during cancer treatment and how wearing a specially-made wig gave her “confidence to carry on as normal”.
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A hospital trust in the West Country is to celebrate the official launch this weekend of a new support group for fathers of babies who start their life in its neonatal unit.
A simple clinical assessment by experienced nurses is “superior” to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department, according to Danish researchers.
Every NHS hospital in England has agreed to cut sales of sugary drinks on their premises as part of efforts to curb rising levels of obesity.
“If we make a mistake people die, and that was what drove me to get help,” says critical care nurse Ged Swinton.
How often nurses should check patients’ blood pressure, temperature, respiration rate and other indicators of health is to be examined by UK researchers as part of a new study.
An award-winning critical care matron has said hospital leaders need to ensure nurses feel welcomed when joining a new team to avoid “dangerous silos” forming in departments.
People with diabetes from deprived backgrounds in England are twice as likely to end up in hospital with a heart attack or stroke than those who are better off, according to new research.