Issue : June 2018
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For nearly two decades patient safety experts have looked to the airline industry as a model for safety and reporting practices.
A case study showing an example of how stealing controlled drugs led to a nurse being the subject of a Nursing and Midwifery Council fitness-to-practise hearing
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‘Go live’ may sound like a bad public health campaign, but it is a common term used in digital system roll-outs.
Can you advise this student nurse?
Hillingdon Hospital staff, including senior managers, have been donning their nightwear this week to draw attention to the issue of “pyjama paralysis” in older patients.
By a process called psychological continuity, John Locke reasoned that personal identity is bound only to consciousness.
Donation after circulatory death (DCD) often presents ethical and legal challenges to clinicians involved in this patient group – but why?
The Welsh government has announced that £2.5m will be invested in a new innovation centre to develop new ways to tackle respiratory disease.
The veins are affected by a range of conditions that produce burdensome symptoms for patients and high costs for health services. This article - the last in a three-part series - reviews the pathophysiology of, and risk factors for, venous disease
People with a history of injecting drug use are at risk of venous disease and leg ulcers, especially if they inject or used to inject into the femoral vein. This article comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it