Category list : Hydration
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Families are being urged to “swap while they shop” in a bid to cut down on saturated fat and sugar in their diets.
Nurses and other clinicians need better education to stop errors in intravenous infusion care and prevent potential patient harm, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
New guidance on coma care publishedSubscription
Healthcare staff looking after people in a coma or vegetative state have been issued new guidelines to help them decide on the best course of treatment.
A Cornwall community nurse has come up with a ground-breaking innovation that could transform dehydration prevention.
How do you spot the signs of dehydration?Subscription
Last week we reported that more than 1,000 care home residents in England and Wales died of dehydration or were suffering from severe dehydration when they died over the past decade.
The number of emergency hospital admissions for conditions that could be avoided has risen 48% in 12 years, according to a new report.
Positive results from new ward inspection regimeSubscription
The first set of results from a new ward inspection regime in England suggest most patients are being treated in clean and safe environments, with high standards of privacy and dignity.
A nurse who bullied elderly patients, made mistakes with medication and was regularly rude to staff and visitors has been banned from nursing for a year.
Hospitals must be reorganised so patients do not have to move beds or wards unless medically necessary, a new report says.
#NTtwitchat clinical debate: nutrition and hydration VideoSubscription
Missed our clincal #NTtwitchat on nutrition and hydration hosted by Liz Evans from National Nurses Nutrition Group and Naomi Campbell from Cornwall Hydration Project? Read the summary here