Issue : 30 August 2011
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What Chief Nursing Officer, Christine Beasley, wishes she had known as a student nurse …
Join today's webchat: how can you engage patients and staff in their health and well-being?Subscription
Join today’s webchat with Patrick Ladbury about how to encourage people to change their behaviour in order to improve their health
Involving patients in assessment of studentsSubscription
How patient and carer feedback can be used to help assess student nurses
The Queen’s Nursing Institute’s Rosemary Cook challenges nurses to think about what would really transform care for patients
More than 8,800 serious industrial injuries to nurses, midwives, and healthcare assistants have been reported at NHS organisations over the past three years, figures released exclusively to Nursing Times show.
Female nurses reduce burnout in ICU teamsSubscription
Critical care teams are less likely to burn out if they contain a high proportion of female nurses, according to researchers.
Demand for nursing places outstrips supplySubscription
More than 15,000 students have been accepted on to nursing courses this year as the profession proved the most popular university course for the second year running.
Most patients with acute infective conjunctivitis recover within seven days, regardless of whether they receive antibiotics or not, according to Oxford University researchers.
Administration of drugs 2: non-oralSubscription
Part two of this four-part series discusses drug administration using alternatives to the oral route
Plasma exchange therapy could be crucial for treating diarrhoea-associated haemolytic uraemic syndrome – a common complication in this summer’s Escherichia coli outbreak in Europe – say Danish researchers.