The chief nursing officer for England has stressed the need to share more positive stories on nursing to help tackle falling rates of applications to university training and to keep more staff in the profession.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust is supporting more flexible working for nurses, and will monitor and support those who are interested in working nights, whether permanently or in longer blocks. Allowing staff this flexibility will benefit patients and staff, says Jayne Tague
Individuals within the learning disability population are living longer, however, compared to the general population, life expectancy is considerably lower, explains Student NT editor, Rebecca Hammond.
Establishing nutritional guidelines for critically ill patients: Part 2
1 July, 2002
Marie E. Riley, RN, Dip Adult Critical Care.Staff Nurse, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, The General Infirmary at Leeds, LeedsHaving decided that nutritional intervention is necessary, perhaps because a patient has swallowing difficulties after a stroke or radical surgery, the nurse must establish access using the most appropriate tube type.