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Category list : Adult nursing

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  • Nursing home

    Nurse shortages and ‘unacceptable’ variations found in care sector Subscription

    News19 October, 2014

    A nursing shortage in the care sector has been identified in a major report by the Care Quality Commission, which found an “unacceptable” variation in the quality and safety of care across England more generally.

  • Queen's Hospital Romford

    Troubled trust reveals huge waiting listSubscription

    News12 September, 2014

    A huge, previously unreported waiting list of more than 90,000 patients has been revealed by one of England’s most troubled trusts. It comes amid an intense national drive to tackle politically sensitive waiting targets.

  • Blood

    Call for safer blood transfusionsSubscription

    News4 September, 2014

    The process for delivering blood transfusions needs to be redesigned to reduce mistakes, a new report has recommended, after an audit found human error was the most common cause of patient harm.

  • Macclesfield district general hospital

    East Cheshire nurses adopt iPad safety systemSubscription

    News3 September, 2014

    Nurses at East Cheshire Trust are using an iPad based system funded by the Nursing Technology Fund to record patient observations.

  • Digoxin linked to increased death rates

    Digoxin linked to increased death rates, warn researchersSubscription

    News12 August, 2014

    Scientists have questioned whether atrial fibrillation patients should be treated with the heart drug digoxin after new evidence suggests that it increases death rates.

  • A framework to develop nurses’ liver care skills

    Liver disease 2: a framework to develop nurses’ liver care skillsSubscription

    Clinical18 July, 2014

    This article reports on a competency framework to improve nurses’ skills in caring for people with liver disease. It can be usefully complemented by our learning unit on liver disease

  • Councils 'face £5.8bn funding gap'

    Councils 'face £5.8bn funding gap' driven by older patient's social careSubscription

    News30 June, 2014

    Local authorities in England will need to make huge savings before next April, equivalent to 12.5% of their total budgets, according to a new report.

  • Nursing Research. An Introduction (2nd Ed)

    Nursing Research. An Introduction (second edition)Subscription

    Book review27 June, 2014

    ‘This book would be of value to student nurses (undergraduate and postgraduate) and all new nurse researchers as a guide to lead them through developing a research proposal, or as an aid to stimulate engagement with research through the ability to critically appraise and use research in practice.’

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    Exclusive: Nurse training review will focus on CPD and HCAs, says chairSubscription

    News23 June, 2014

    Training for healthcare assistants and continuing professional development for nurses will be key focuses for a major new review of healthcare education standards in England, its chair has told Nursing Times.

  • Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needs

    Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needsSubscription

    Clinical6 June, 2014

    People with bariatric needs may experience problems with skin hygiene, but there is little evidence regarding skin hygiene practices to guide care