Issue : 28 October 2015
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In the 109 years since Nursing Times launched, nursing has changed radically and we’ve been there changing with it.
Nursing Times can confirm that the Department of Health has rowed back from plans to delay nurse revalidation in England, in light of the negative response from the profession’s leaders.
Clinicians treating severe acne leave too many patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before prescribing more potent needed therapy with isotretinoin, claim US researchers.
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The biggest issue for providers of nursing care is staffing. This was the message received loudly and clearly at last week’s Nursing Times Directors’ Congress in Brighton
National plans to close inpatient facilities for people with learning disabilities and move care into the community will see hospital beds reduced by an average of 50% over the next three years, NHS England has revealed.
Regular physical activity could play a role in helping women at high-risk of breast cancer delay the need for drastic preventive measures, such as prophylactic mastectomy, according to US research.
The Royal College of Nursing has issued a new position statement calling for improved services for children in care.
One of the world’s leading experts on nursing and safe staffing has questioned current NHS policies towards nurses and suggested some could even put patients at greater risk.
Patients, visitors and staff at Whipps Cross University Hospital in east London are now able to immediately identify the senior nurse on their ward after the launch of “nurse in charge” badges.
The Department of Health has rowed back from plans to delay nurse revalidation in England, in light of the negative response from the profession’s leaders, Nursing Times can reveal.