Issue : July 2018
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The nursing regulator looks set to consult on new standards for return to practice that could make it easier for nurses to come back to the profession after a career break.
Sick children lose more than an hour’s sleep per night on noisy hospital wards, according to new UK research, which suggests it could harm their recovery.
The British Association of Sclerotherapists (BAS), which represents those carrying out cosmetic treatment for varicose veins, has announced that registered nurse Emma Davies is to join its board.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is advertising for an “inspirational” new chief executive to bring a “fresh approach” to the way it works, following Jackie Smith’s decision to step down from the role.
Two charities are today launching a new collaboration to provide a helpline for those affected by Lewy body dementia, which will be run by specialist nurses.
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Nurses and midwives will not be automatically struck off for attempting to cover up when things go wrong, under revised plans for a new approach fitness to practise.
Nurses delivering primary care obtain the same or better health outcomes as doctors and achieve higher levels of patient satisfaction, suggests a new review of research evidence.
Supplemental oxygen can be used to eliminate the rise in morning blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to a small study, led by UK researchers.
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