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Gathering, right from the time of admission, information that will be key for discharge is one of those ‘small things’ that can improve discharge from hospital, argues Liz Lees-Deutsch
I feel I’ve moaned my way through this degree
Professional boundaries between nurses and their patients and relatives can be blurred. Narratives can help us reflect on where these boundaries lie in practice
‘Nursing has opened my eyes. And I see the vulnerable being targeted’
The lack of a single registration for nurses trained in both physical and mental health is a workforce education model “built for asylums”, a chief nurse at a London mental health provider has said.
Empathy is a complex concept. Patient narratives can help nurses to understand and recognise situations when empathy is required
Primary immune deficiency in bronchiectasisSubscription
Adult patients living with primary immune deficiency and bronchiectasis require early diagnosis and prompt medical treatment to improve and maintain their health status
A new master’s level degree that will lead to dual registration as a mental health and adult nurse is being launched by a London university.
Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult Case BookSubscription
’This textbook is much needed in the current context of increased patient acuity and bed occupancy, shorter hospital stays, and the new work being done in the area of early recognition of the deteriorating patient.’
Patients’ narratives can help nurses reflect on the language they use to explain treatment and care to patients as their choice of words can be easily misinterpreted