Issue : 28 September 2016
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Community nursing staff from across Lincolnshire will soon be able to gain a better understanding of the physical challenges of old age by using an age simulation suit.
An assessment of whether nursing associates should be regulated or not is being carried out by the body that oversees the work of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and other professional regulators, following a request by government officials.
Renewed appreciation for the NHSSubscription
After an accident on holiday in France, Kate found herself admitted to hospital and needing to adapt to healthcare in an unfamiliar culture
Exhausted and in pain, Jenny’s hospital stay was transformed by the kindness and compassion she received from HCA Tracey
Cambridge nurse wins children’s charity awardSubscription
A specialist paediatric haematology nurse from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has received an award for her contribution to charity fundraising and ambassadorship.
Commonly used prescribed painkillers for treating pain and inflammation are associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for heart failure, which varies depending on the drug in question and the dose at which it is prescribed, according to international researchers.
A cup of tea: something we see as mundane and every-day, but to our patients it can mean an awful lot more, explains staff nurse Adam Miller
Stresses for Student Nurses Subscription
Being a student nurse can be incredibly rewarding, but it also has its doses of stress.
Nurses should educate patients who are supposed to carry adrenaline auto-injectors due to their allergy risk “at every opportunity”, according to new guidance.
On this particular day I was a joint scrub with an ODP member of staff for a procedure.