Category list : Innovation
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District and general practice nurses are being brought together to work side-by-side in Leeds, as part of ambitious integration plans anticipated to free up staff time by reducing duplication.
A film demonstrating the importance of hand hygiene through a variety of scenarios accompanied by sports style commentary has won an infection control prize in the US.
An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification (BCID) testing can slash broad spectrum antibiotic use, according to US researchers.
Nurses are being asked for their views on how well they are supported to innovate at the front line, and what aspects of their work could benefit from trying out new approaches.
Specially trained nurses will be in place across all custody suites in Northern Ireland before the end of next year, police chiefs have said.
Nurses who train to be specialists in keyhole surgery are often not deployed to the best of their ability, causing many to leave the health service, according to a leading nurse in the field.
A ward at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has seen inpatients falls drop by 70% since it introduced “safety huddles” almost 12 months ago.
An online intervention featuring real-time information on locally circulating viruses may help reduce visits to GP practices for children with coughs and colds, suggests a study by UK researchers.
A specialist nurse has highlighted the potential of a new heart procedure to improve patient experience, after her unit was named as an international flagship site for the operation.
Pressure ulcers cost the NHS more than £20m in litigation last year, show new figures that reveal the number of claims has increased sharply in recent years.