Issue : February 2018
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As student nurses, it’s easy to be paralysed by the belief that as we’re still training; it’s too soon for us to make a difference, says student nurse Peta Temple.
In a previous article, Kate Upton reported that, in her recent study, nearly 50% of a sample of acute medical care hospital nurses were identified as suffering from compassion fatigue (CF), and today askes, how can it be combated?
Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for developing congestive heart failure, compared with other women, according to US researchers.
Staff shortages, along with long waiting times, lack of funding and government reforms, have pushed dissatisfaction levels with the health service to a 10-year high, according to latest survey findings.
The health service in England should be ready for continued pressure as a result of the current cold snap, according to the latest update from the NHS national emergency pressures panel.
Latest workforce figures have revealed a further decrease in the number of nurses and health visitors working in the NHS in England.
Practice nurses should encourage patients with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day-to-day care, according to a team of UK researchers.
Ever watched that film Groundhog Day? The one where Bill Murray wakes up every morning and relives the same day?
Northern Ireland’s health department has launched a plan designed to make provision by the country’s district nursing teams 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
The Duchess of Cambridge has both launched and become patron of a new global campaign to raise the profile and status of nursing, which was launched today.