Issue : January 2018
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Rehabilitation after stroke needs to be tailored to the needs of the individual. This article exemplifies this by using quotes from the account of a patient living with the long-term effects of stroke
The NHS RightCare programme is driven by the wish to reduce unwarranted variation and redirect resources towards better-quality care. It prompts nurses to take control and lead change
In Liverpool, nurses working in general practice are actively engaged in the drive to improve care and reduce unwarranted variation, using the NHS England RightCare programme
External fixator devices often cause pin site infection. Thorough care and assessment of pin sites, and prompt treatment of infection, are needed. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
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A hip fracture pathway in an emergency department, supported by associate practitioners, has resulted in the timely care of patients and a reduced mortality rate
This article, the second in a six-part series on communication skills, a discusses the barriers to effective communication and how to overcome them
What can you expect from your dissertation supervisor? What should you do if issues arise in the relationship with your supervisor? This article provides guidance for students on how to have a fruitful supervisory relationship
The chief nursing officer for England has issued an appeal to the public to cancel appointments they no longer need in order to get a grip on the rising number of those missed each year.
Nearly 20 members of the nursing and midwifery professions have been recognised for their achievements in the 2018 new year’s honours list, including three new dames.