Category list : Compassion
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A nurse who started training in 1948 is among the inspirational people and teams receiving special recognition for their dedicated services to the NHS spanning seven decades.
The object in question resembles a toddler’s drinking cup. It’s plastic and there’s a lid from which protrudes a wide, circular spout. But you won’t find a Thomas the Tank Engine logo on it, as this receptacle – the plastic spouted beaker – is what many older patients in care homes and some NHS wards are given to drink from.
A pioneering end of life nurse and a nurse who has led the way in patient-centred emergency care have been short-listed for an award that recognises outstanding contributions to the delivery of compassionate care.
New revalidation procedures for nurses and midwives are improving attitudes and behaviours among staff and helping to foster safer care, according to the latest independent analysis of the scheme.
As a nurse, Mike’s practice was characterised by compassion, humour and thoughtfulness.
New NHS guidelines for England have called for bereaved families and carers to be given a “clear, honest, compassionate and sensitive response” after the death of a loved one.
Chief nursing officer for England Professor Jane Cummings has today urged nurses and their teams to enter the 2018 Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards.
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’This book is suitable for all pre-and post-registration students and lecturers especially when topics related to care and compassion are taught in the curriculum.’
The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread and appear to be driven by workload pressures and burn out.
The number of health service trusts piloting a new bereavement care pathway for pregnancy and baby loss is to “almost triple”, according to the charity leading the developing of the initiative.