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Childbearing women should receive a personalised service that meets their needs. For this to occur, we need to embrace the assistance of well trained support workers
Nurses vital to success of GP commissioningSubscription
Nurses are “essential” to the success of the GP consortia commissioning system being introduced as a key part of the NHS white paper reforms, ministers and GP leaders have said.
How to reduce dose errors for heparinSubscription
A Rapid Response Report by the National Patient Safety Agency outlines how errors associated with calculating doses of low molecular weight heparin can be reduced
To compile a strong portfolio, nurses need to collate a balanced selection of evidence, which clearly demonstrates both their learning and achievements
How to manage acute myocardial infarction with primary percutaneous coronary interventionSubscription
Heart disease is a common cause of premature death. This article discusses the procedures for assessing and treating patients requiring PPCI
Productive Mental Health Ward aims to reduce waste and free up time for direct care. A trust discusses the impact of the initiative on both patients and staff
A member of the NICE guideline development group discusses the latest evidence based public health guidance on weight management in pregnancy
Lifelong learning is vital to keep up to date with evidence based practice. This article reveals how to structure portfolios to best present your professional development
Women may prefer to receive treatment for miscarriage at home rather than in hospital. A pilot study assessed the effectiveness of community based management
A training needs analysis identified a more positive approach to dementia patients was needed. This was addressed with interactive dementia awareness sessions.