Category list : Adult nursing
Stories with this category.
A patient is a member of a familySubscription
We talk about a holistic approach to care but often fail to provide comfort and support to the people that matter the most to patients; their families
The normal ageing process brings about changes to the cardiovascular system that mean the heart works less efficiently. What exactly happens and why?
In her blog, adult branch student editor Lucy Williams writes an open letter to Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt on the reality of nursing today.
As a student nurse, the first death we experience is sort of a rite of passage - a moment which will always be etched in our memory.
“Why you should take vitamin D as you get older: High doses reduce the risk of respiratory illnesses by 40%,” the Mail Online reports.
A “significant expansion” in nurse training places is being planned at some universities next year to coincide with the switch to a loans system for healthcare students in England, according to the national NHS workforce planning body.
More days off and increased continuity of care for patients are the most notable benefits of twelve hour shifts, but there’s no denying that they can be physically and mentally draining
'Nursing isn't just about saving lives'Subscription
In her first blog, adult branch student editor Lucy Williams discusses how one placement has changed her career path for the better
This is my final blog. I’m allowed to feel emotional, right? I hope the new editors enjoy their time as much as I did – and if you’re in your first year, apply next year.
Integrating mental and physical healthcareSubscription
Registered adult and mental health nurses participated in a job rotation programme so they could meet the physical and mental healthcare needs of patients