Issue : July 2018
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Dementia patients taking prescribed sleeping drugs, commonly known as “Z-drugs”, are at a higher risk of experiencing bone fractures, according to UK researchers.
'How can we feel more confident offering spiritual care to those from different backgrounds?'Subscription
Sometimes, as a Christian healthcare chaplain, I feel unconfident offering spiritual care to people whose backgrounds are different to my own – and I sense that nurses can do too.
Here is your guide to the government’s response to a major report from MPs on a range of key nursing workforce issues
Ministers have this week set out how they intend to respond to a range of challenges facing the nursing workforce which were identified earlier this year by MPs.
Some patients and groups are always going to be hard to reach in terms of providing care.
How to handle later lifeSubscription
’Everyone should read this book either to benefit ourselves as we age, or to help those around us.’
’The stories in this book made me realise that it is an honor and a privilege to have the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK as more awareness and support is being made available to carers after undergoing a Carers’ Assessment.’
The government has announced today that adolescent boys in England will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer.
Student NT editor Rebecca Hammond asks how we can provide mental health support to people with learning disabilities.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced that Sue Killen is to be the regulator’s interim chief executive and registrar.