Category list : Hydration
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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
On the 15 August at 1pm Nursing Times will be running a twitter chat to discuss the management of hydration and nutrition in healthcare.
Nursing Times is giving FREE access to its online archive and learning to support nurses in nutrition and hydration practice.
A hospital patient was left without food or drink for 20 hours on one of the hottest days of the year when his operation was delayed.