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Enhancing healthcare assistants' dementia roleSubscription
Training healthcare assistants from nursing and therapy teams to pick up the early signs of dementia and offer one-to-one support is reaping benefits in a large acute hospital
Skull fractures associated with intracranial injury are a leading cause of traumatic death in childhood. Children with head injuries should be monitored for signs of deterioration
Using simulation to aid students’ documentationSubscription
Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback
All regulated health and social care professionals will in the future be legally required to report “known” cases of female genital mutilation in children under the age of 18, according to government proposals.
The recognition of nursing excellence boosts morale and inspires others, says Emma Vincent
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 3 of 6.
Liz Charalambous reminds us how important assessments are - as long as staff don’t forget to use they clinical judgement as well.
The number of children diagnosed with coeliac disease in the UK has almost tripled over the past 20 years, new research has found.
Janice Reid explains why it is so important that people with continence problems have access to the care and support they need, and why continence needs to be moved up in the political agenda
NHS England has issued a safety alert after a spate of incidents in which patients were harmed or died because of the incorrect use of anti-clotting drugs.