Issue : June 2018
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Registering to stay in the UK post Brexit will be 'simple' and inexpensive for EU nurses, government saysSubscription
The health minister is attempting to reassure nurses from European Union nations that the new online system for registering to remain in the UK after Brexit will be easy and inexpensive.
Failings that allowed the Gosport hospital scandal to happen are probably being repeated at other NHS services but not being identified because of the Department of Health and Social Care’s “desire not to know”, a leading expert on hospital mortality has claimed.
On a shift in clinical practice on an elderly care ward, I was helping a man in his 80s get up and washed prior to breakfast.
Cancer patients face a 20% higher risk of suicide than the general population, according to the first study of its kind for England.
Low performing providers of urgent primary care are not using nurses in the most effective way, the healthcare watchdog for England says.
Staff caring for people with dementia should be trained in understanding a person’s identity as an individual, and their life story, according to the first major update of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s dementia guidance.
Automated triage and “bedside robots” are among technological innovations that could help address staffing shortages and free up nurses to spend more time with patients, according to a major review of health and social care.
By a process called psychological continuity, John Locke reasoned that personal identity is bound only to consciousness.
Can you advise this student nurse?
Patients should be offered the chance to have earwax removed at a GP surgery or community clinic rather than being referred to a specialist, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said.