Jo Stephenson is a freelance reporter for Nursing Times
Nurses and other clinicians have been told to treat all people with high potassium levels as an emergency, after 35 people including a baby and child suffered a cardiac arrest.
Making the most of digital technology can help tackle staffing shortages and ensure nurses spend more time on direct patient care, according to a nurse who hopes to convince others of the benefits.
A pioneering end of life nurse and a nurse who has led the way in patient-centred emergency care have been short-listed for an award that recognises outstanding contributions to the delivery of compassionate care.
A package of measures is needed to help retain existing nursing staff within the profession, according to a new report drawing on international evidence.
Registered nurses must not be substituted with less qualified workers, according to the International Council of Nurses’ first ever position statement on safe staffing.
A key challenge for the first wave of trainee nursing associates has been “limited understanding and acceptance” of the controversial new role among colleagues, an independent evaluation has found.
A nursing charity wants nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants to share their experiences of financial difficulties to inform a new report.
Learning disability nursing students who qualified for a bursary have admitted they may not have embarked on their studies if the funding was not available.
The NHS in England is facing up to a 35% shortfall in learning disability nurses by 2020 unless action is taken to address the current education and recruitment “crisis”, according to an official analysis.
Maternity experts have given a cautious thumbs up to best practice guidance on reducing stillbirths, after a major independent evaluation found it probably helped to prevent baby deaths.