Issue : August 2017
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In 1977 the song “The Greatest Love of All” by George Benson said “I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way”.
Research shows that the attitudes of nursing home staff towards residents are influenced by their personal value frameworks and that this can create circumstances more likely to produce abuse
More than 25% of patients are not being asked by healthcare professionals if they smoke when they come into hospital in the UK, despite acute services having a higher concentration of people dependant on tobacco than the general population, a respiratory doctor has warned.
A global nursing body has expressed “extreme concern” over an incident in which a US nurse was arrested after refusing to allow blood to be taken from an unconscious patient.
A new leadership training programme for palliative care clinical nurse specialists has been launched in Glasgow to help tackle the increasing complexity of the role.
The government must go further than just removing the public sector pay cap and increase nurse salaries to make up for several years’ lost earnings, unions have said in response to reports that ministers are looking at lifting the long-standing restrictions on wage rises.
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High hospital bed occupancy rates must be addressed as a matter of urgency before winter pressures kick in, according to trust regulator NHS Improvement.
A care home in Manchester is to remain in special measures, after the Care Quality Commission’s latest inspection uncovered a series of problems, including nurses recording that they had offered prescribed medication that was in fact out of stock.
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Video footage showing a US nurse being arrested and dragged screaming out of a hospital for refusing to allow blood to be taken from an unconscious patient has sent shockwaves around the globe.