Issue : March 2018
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Too many children and young people reach “crisis point” because services are not working effectively together so that they receive timely mental health support, according to regulators.
The chief executive of the NHS in England has praised nurses for their dedication to the job, as services have come under “enormous” pressures this winter, but has stressed staff goodwill must not be exploited.
Encouraging patients to listen to music during a standard cardiac stress test can help extend the time someone is able to perform the test, according to US researchers.
You’d expect nurses to be the most liberal, compassionate and empathetic of colleagues, and I am sure many are.
Midwives and nurses in North West London have helped create an information booklet for new mothers to tackle a lack of clear information for women after giving birth.
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Scotland’s national centre for heart and lung services has become the first NHS board in the country to achieve the highest level of a government-backed scheme to boost support for disabled staff.
The chief nursing officer for England has announced a “major” new recruitment and retention campaign for the profession today along with ambitions to legally protect the job title nurse, as part of plans to mark the health service’s landmark 70th year.
Help and encouragement from colleagues is crucial for those returning from sick leave, according to a study that suggests “social support” is a key factor in wellbeing and a sense of “fairness” at work.
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Hospital accident and emergency staff have become resigned to patient violence and aggression.