Category list : Blood diseases
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Two out of 10 nurses may have iron deficiency anaemia, a higher rate than the majority of the rest of the population, results from ad hoc testing at a major nursing conference have indicated.
Nursing is set to be at the forefront of “revolutionary” changes in haemophilia care, but the profession still carries a burden of “guilt” from the contaminated blood scandal that saw hundreds of NHS patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C, according to a leading specialist nurse.
Only around a third of patients with leukaemia have access to specialist nurses, according to leading blood cancer charity.
A new nutrition and dietary advice guide for haemato-oncology nurses to give to patients with neutropenia has been launched by a blood cancer research charity.
Cancer nurses are being encouraged to distribute personalised information packs to blood cancer patients, as part of a new charity initiative.
A former intensive care nurse who used his years of experience to launch an online course to fill a gap in demand has been recognised by members of the speciality from across the UK.
Nurses able to apply for £5,000 learning bursarySubscription
The RCN Foundation’s latest professional bursary scheme has been launched this week, with a focus on learning in primary care, long-term conditions and blood cancers.
A project led by nurses to tackle sepsis at NHS hospitals in Shropshire has led to patients being screened faster and other improvements in the service, according to the trust running the hospitals.
Sepsis 'as urgent as heart attack', says NICESubscription
Sepsis should be treated with the same urgency as a heart attack, new official guidance has suggested.
Blood Pressure UK asks practice nurses to participate in campaign encouraging more people to get blood pressure tests