All posts from: October 2013
Would you know how to find answers to their questions?Do you know where to get accurate information?Do you feel anxious talking about a cancer diagnosis?
Although the National Patient Safety Agency published a Rapid Response Report on reducing harm resulting from omitted or delayed medication in 2010, omitted doses continue to occur frequently. The Francis report raised awareness of the problem and its potential impact on patient care.
How do you measure the value of a specialist nurse?What do you thnk?
I spoke to a nurse recently who had spent a day off on the ward updating her link nurse board and finishing off audits and paperwork. She does not have time during the working day to carry out this voluntary role. What is the value of the link nurse role?