Issue : 5 October 2016
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A national patient safety tool targeted at nurses has sparked a rise in harm-free care, with improvements across all of the areas that it measures, shows latest data shared with Nursing Times.
Care home role for only Admiral nurse in BristolSubscription
A specialist dementia nurse has been appointed one of a small number of Admiral nurses based in care homes.
Training about how to care for transgender patients is “urgently” needed, the Royal College of Nursing has said as a new survey reveals almost 80% of nurses have never received any education in this area.
The majority of respondents to a government survey on whether it should continue to be a statutory requirement for health visitors to carry out five checks on young children want the legislation to continue beyond the spring, Nursing Times understands.
Mothers who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder after giving birth will not be specifically considered in new guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Nurses need more in-depth training on dementia in order to deliver the aspirations set out in an updated government strategy for dementia nursing, according to an expert charity.
A protein in breast milk has been found to a safe and efficient solution to reducing hospital-acquired infections among pre-mature babies in neonatal intensive care units, according to US researchers.
Shadow health secretary Diane Abbott has left her post after being promoted to the role of shadow home secretary.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council must work more closely with bodies that regulate healthcare organisations and improve efforts to ensure employers were held to account as well as individuals when care failings occurred, it was claimed last night during a debate on nursing regulation.
Public Health England has been accused of having “double standards” by the former head of the Royal College of Nursing who claimed the body has failed to offer a full explanation about why it referred ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to the regulator.