Issue : February 2018
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This student nurse needs help figuring out her finances.
Hospital nurses and health professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, according to researchers.
A student nurse from the Midlands says she has been inspired by her experiences of training to write poetry about the “beautiful career”.
A new thoracic nurse specialist has been appointed in London specifically to support mesothelioma patients, a charity has announced.
In my experience, the ‘NHS winter crisis’ has been little more than a sequence of words that seem to crop up every year or so, get mentioned on the news, then disappear into a fog of yesterday’s news.
Trust board members chosen to be “maternity safety champions” must ensure that midwives and their support staff receive all the training and resources they need, according to latest guidance.
Non-specialist nurses need more training in caring for patients with learning disabilities in order to end the “scandal” of avoidable deaths, a charity has claimed in a new report, which also said two-thirds of health professionals wanted more training in the area.
One in seven children with a parent working in the public sector will be living in relative poverty by April, according to analysis by a trade union body.
Rigorous hand hygiene-intervention practices can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes, according to findings from a French study.
Nurses who died in the two world wars will be commemorated at a permanent memorial set to be unveiled this summer, if sufficient funds are raised.