Issue : January 2018
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A new trial is to look at a support programme designed to help patients with long-term pain reduce their dependency on strong opioid painkillers.
Nurse leaders, educators and researchers have come to the defence of nursing as a degree-only entry profession, following controversial views on compassion aired in a newspaper by a surgeon.
A new organisational guide and film has been developed to help nurses running or planning to run Schwartz rounds, based on findings from the first national evaluation of the initiative in the UK.
My placement at a children’s hospiceSubscription
When Student NT editor Desiree Deighton explains to others that her elective placement is at a children’s hospice, she often hears “oh gosh, now that’s one thing I couldn’t do!” Except that, for Desiree, it was the happiest place she had ever been…
Environmental temperatures of over 25 degrees Celsius are associated with a significant increase in the risk of being misdiagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy, warn Greek researchers.
Nursing staff in care homes and other community settings should be trained to screen for malnutrition among older people, according to a cross-party group of MPs.
Funding for the delivery of respiratory care is set to be “rebalanced” in Wales away from hospitals and towards specialist nurses working in the community, according to a plan to reduce variation.
’The writing style and choice of subjects addressed make this book an enjoyable journey of contemplation, which offers insight to the personal and professional capacity of nursing.’
A specialist nurse has been named as one of the first two recipients of a scholarship fund set up in memory of motor neurone disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman.
Royal College of Midwives and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are to sign a “historic partnership” today, meaning they will look after each other’s members working across the border.