Diluting nursing skill mix in hospitals is “not in the public interest”, say researchers who found replacing qualified nurses with nursing assistants was linked to an increased risk of patients dying.
The perception of nurses as superheroes is a barrier to addressing fatigue among nursing staff in hospital settings, according to US researchers.
Hospital nurses involved in discharging children after severe asthma attacks should broach the issue of environmental tobacco smoke with parents or carers, according to the authors of a major audit.
Nursing students should be taught that relying on instinct can help them make good clinical decisions, according to a new study.
Regular contact and information provided by nurses trained in case management can lead to health improvements in patients recovering after a myocardial infarction.
A first-of-its-kind study on injury recovery has taken the trauma patient’s point of view, according to the team of nursing researchers behind it.
An innovative new study into nurse staffing levels at an NHS trust has identified a “calculable” link between nurse numbers and patient outcomes.
A UK study that attempted to untangle the casual factors behind schizophrenia and the role of cannabis, has suggested that patients with the condition use the drug as self-therapy.
The impact of Brexit and a growing older population could combine in some areas to exacerbate the severe nurse shortages already being felt by many hospital trusts across the country, warns researchers.
A team set up to help the NHS buy products that are safer and provide more cost-effective higher-quality outcomes has revealed its findings in four product areas.