Issue : 28 September 2010
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Infection control nurses have been warned about a little-known bacterial enzyme that causes resistance to antibiotics.
Nurses may seize a greater role in deciding the size of the NHS workforce and staff roles under the government’s health reforms.
Nurses' surgery advice to help save £150m a yearSubscription
Nurses could save £150m a year by helping patients to make better decisions about elective procedures, according to research seen exclusively by Nursing Times.
Nurses do not have the skills needed to talk to patients about their end of life care, research has found.
Midwives attacked over swine flu jabSubscription
Midwives have been accused of resisting the vaccination of pregnant women against the swine flu H1N1 virus.
Hospital toilets that have been converted into store cupboards pose a legionella risk, the Health Protection Agency has warned.
Nurses would be offered immunity from redundancy if they agreed to have their Agenda for Change pay increments frozen under secret foundation trust plans.
Clinical needs of residents in care homes are becoming more complex. NHS Derbyshire County carried out an audit to assess clinical care in its care homes
What is the most effective method of preventing and treating incontinence associated dermatitis?Subscription
Skin breakdown can often occur in patients with faecal or urinary incontinence. A systematic review assessed the effectiveness of different skin care regimens
Values and leadership go hand in handSubscription
Very recently I was invited, in my role as the new chief nursing officer for Scotland, to give a pre-dinner speech to the cohort of senior clinical leaders on Scotland’s Delivering The Future programme.