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The Institute of Health Visiting will support the development of excellence in practice, says Cheryll Adams
'Nursing is nursing the world over'Subscription
Ophthalmic nurse Lorraine Montgomery provides eye care in developing countries from on board a ship.
More than 20 organisations, including the Royal College of Nursing, recently signed a statement seeking to rectify misconceptions and inaccurate information about the Liverpool Care Pathway for dying patients.
Is dementia nursing undervalued?Subscription
When someone with dementia is sat in a hospital bed needing feeding and changing, crying out or being aggressive, many adults recoil at seeing their contemporary in this situation and pity the nurse charged with caring for them. Put a toddler in that bed, needing similar care but not as a result of having dementia, and the nurse is seen as someone who is there to nurture and protect.
New figures have shown that bedwetting costs families an extra £716 per year. For a lot of families, an extra £700 could buy a holiday or two months’ worth of food shopping.
'I soon began to see how seriously unwell it could make children in the paediatric intensive care unit'Subscription
After seeing how seriously ill children could become with flu, Dan Bowen has worked tirelessly to ensure his colleagues are immunised.
Clare Whitehead and a small team at the Wirral Community Trust recently released a breastfeeding app for young mothers.
Increase the school nurse workforce to boost health outcomes for children, says Unite’s Rosalind Godson
Catrin Boyle has contended with corruption, shared beds and very scarce resources in Sierra Leone.
We talk to Liz Redfern CBE, director of nursing at the South of England SHA Cluster, who qualified as a children’s and general nurse in 1974.