Issue : August 2018
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'I experienced a death on placement'Subscription
Can you advise this student nurse?
“We can no longer accept women and men with severe mental illness struggling to access the high-quality care and support they ought to receive during their lifetime and dying 15 to 20 years before they should”, wrote Karen Turner and Tim Kendall – respectively director of mental health and national clinical director for mental health at NHS England – in their foreword to Forward Thinking.
Plans to move to an opt-out organ donation register are unlikely to spark an increase in the number of donations, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
A district nurse from South Yorkshire is taking to the skies for her first ever skydive to raise awareness that young suicide can be prevented.
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
New figures revealing a drop in nursing student numbers have escalated fears about the future of the profession already in the grip of a staffing crisis.
'Don’t stop the conversation about suicide' Subscription
You would think that dealing with patients who are suicidal, dealing with those who have been bereaved by suicide, or dealing with the aftermath of a patient who has died by suicide, would increase awareness of when it is about to occur or make the feelings that arise easier to manage.
18– 24 August is the National Garden Scheme’s Gardens and Health Week.
A midwife has been awarded almost £5,000 in compensation, after a panel found she was treated unfairly by the caseloading midwifery service that she was employed by while on maternity leave.