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Exploring some simple solutions to overcome mealtime difficulties and improve nutrition in people with dementia by increasing their interest in food
The King’s Fund’s Point of Care programme held a workshop to examine various approaches to measuring patients’ experience
An audit of admission observations identified that patients were not always weighed and that the standard for observations was not appropriate
Exploring how to improve patients’ experience in hospital at both national and local levelsSubscription
A discussion on the factors that shape patients’ experience in hospital, including workplace culture, and a review of the research on interventions to improve this. Download a print-friendly PDF file of this article here
This article describes the implementation of seven quality care indicators – or metrics – and the way data was presented to frontline staff
A member of the NICE guideline development group highlights the important issues from the latest evidence-based guideline for readers of Nursing Times
The National Patient Safety Agency has issued new guidance on the importance of selecting catheters of the correct length to avoid adverse incidents Download a print-friendly PDF file of this article here
A project to improve the effective application of root cause analysis to reduce incidence
The King’s Fund Point of Care programme explores the barriers to providing compassionate care in hospital and how nurses can enable such care.
This article outlines the implementation of a model to shorten the length of stay in acute hospitals for patients admitted with stroke