Category list : Clinical subjects
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It is now more than 25 years since I co-directed a landmark research project to evaluate clinical supervision (CS), funded by the Department of Health and the Scottish Home and Health Department.
Who provides end-of-life care in care homes?Subscription
A study looked at the responsibility for end-of-life care in care homes without nursing staff. It highlighted that formal carers need support to care for frail older people
Compliance with hand hygiene in healthcare presents an ongoing challenge. Without it, microbes have an opportunity to spread, carrying the risk of patient harm, which can be fatal. Hand hygiene action, at the right time, can quite simply save a life.
Join our webchat 25 April discussing effective management of chronic constipation in primary careSubscription
You can join our webchat at 1pm on April 25 debating effective management of chronic constipation in primary care
A campaign has been launched to help health professionals raise awareness of constipation in children.
'Is our practice as person-centred as we think?'Subscription
Person centred practice is a major part of what we do as learning disability nurses.
Developing an education framework for strokeSubscription
Staff caring for people with stroke need nationally recognised learning programmes, so a stroke-specific education framework for staff at all levels was established
Promoting rehabilitation for stroke survivorsSubscription
Good rehabilitation after stroke can help prevent further strokes from occurring, help patients to return to work and alleviate psychological problems
Positioning and early mobilisation in strokeSubscription
Patients should be given individualised positioning and early mobilisation management plans as soon as possible after a stroke to prevent complications and to regain function
We will be chatting live with Wendy Ness and Debra Ollerhead at 1pm on nursingtimes.net on the 9 October next week.