A major national campaign has begun today to get NHS staff to encourage patients to change from their pyjamas into clothes and get up and moving around.
Physical assaults on NHS staff increased by nearly 10% last year, with nurses reporting that staffing pressures have contributed to the rise in incidents.
The children’s commissioner for England has stressed all NHS trusts and local councils must make it a “priority” to introduce a new data-sharing system aimed at helping to prevent child abuse.
A major campaign to get NHS staff to encourage patients to change from their pyjamas into clothes and get up and moving around is being supported by the most senior nurse in Wales.
Staffing levels at independent acute hospitals are generally good but a review of provision by the Care Quality Commission has found not all nurses have the specialist skills they need.
Three out of 10 hospitals charge staff for parking, with many also charging for disabled parking, new figures suggest.
A specialist nurse with cancer from Devon has raised nearly £100,000 through public donations to fund a drug not currently available on the NHS.
The number of calories being consumed by hospital staff and visitors has been slashed over the last year but admissions related to obesity have spiked by nearly 20%.
A new wound care device, that harnesses the properties of nitric oxide, can heal diabetic foot ulcers faster and more effectively than current standard care, according to those behind the technology.
A large number of older patients either die in hospital or are discharged directly to a nursing home following intubation in the emergency department, a major US study has revealed.