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Graham Clews

Stories

  • globe

    Productive ward goes globalSubscription

    3 May 2011Comments (2)

    The productive ward programme, pioneered by hospital nurses in England, has now been successfully exported to at least six countries around the world.

  • Help for nurses to spot sexual abuse

    Help for nurses to spot sexual abuseSubscription

    7 April, 2011

    Nurses and midwives will be able to benefit from a new scheme to help health professionals spot sexual abuse in children and adults.

  • Nurses to lead on care after death

    Nurses to lead on care after deathSubscription

    5 April 2011Comments (5)

    Exclusive: Registered nurses have been charged with responsibility for overseeing the care of patients after death, under the first national guidance on “last offices”.

  • Drop in maternal deaths, but fatal infections on the rise

    Drop in maternal deaths, but fatal infections on the riseSubscription

    31 March, 2011

    There has been an increase in mothers dying from infection, but a fall in maternal deaths overall in the past three years, the eighth report of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths has found.

  • Four times as many nurses at trust get flu jab

    Four times as many nurses at trust get flu jabSubscription

    9 March, 2011Comments (2)

    A trust has more than quadrupled the proportion of nurses given the seasonal flu jab this winter compared to last year – bucking national trends.

  • Baby deaths could have been avoided

    Baby deaths could have been avoidedSubscription

    23 February, 2011Comments (1)

    More than half of baby deaths at a number of West Midlands hospitals could have been avoided if the mothers had been better assessed for risk factors, and one quarter of the deaths would ‘probably’ have been avoided, a study has found.

  • Mid Staffs nursing director says it will take two years to change trust culture

    Mid Staffs nursing director says it will take two years to change trust cultureSubscription

    22 February 2011

    Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust nursing director Colin Ovington has had to create an entire cadre of nurse leaders to put right the mistakes identified by the Francis Inquiry report, since he took up post nine months ago.

  • milk

    Nurses told to buy their own milk at BartsSubscription

    22 February 2011Comments (58)

    Nurses at Barts Hospital in London have been told they cannot use milk provided by their trust to make themselves a cup of tea or coffee, as part of cost-cutting measures.

  • Hospital ward

    Primary care nurses urged to look out for aggressive infectionSubscription

    22 February 2011Comments (1)

    Nurses have been urged to look out for a type of infection in boils and abscesses that has seen a ten-fold increase in reported cases over the last six years.

  • graduate

    Student nurses need training in 'entrepreneurship'Subscription

    22 February 2011Comments (10)

    Nurses should be trained in entrepreneurship as part of degrees in order to overcome barriers to social enterprise schemes, according to research part-funded by the Cabinet Office.

All by Graham Clews