Issue : 30 June 2009
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A member of the NICE guideline development group highlights the important issues from the latest evidence-based guideline for readers of Nursing Times
Looking at posture and exploring the range of techniques and equipment that nurses can use to help prevent pressure ulcers in vulnerable seated patients
Despite our occasional tendency to romanticise the past, being a student nurse has never been easy. It may have been fun in a ‘Sister reminded me of Stalin with her unwavering discipline, her gulags and the wavy moustache but I learnt a lot polishing that sluice’ sort of way, and we may have found ways to turn the experience into something useful, but that doesn’t mean it was ever easy.
A practical guide for those involved in rolling out the Productive Ward initiative, including preparation, modules, training and outcomes
NHS West Midlands has revealed that it is considering using contingency plans in the event of a large number of staff being absent from work with swine flu.