Issue : March 2018
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Meet the NHS Blood and Transplant team: Ben ColeSubscription
NHS Blood and Transplant is a special health authority that provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This week, we’re looking at the work of Ben Cole, the lead nurse for family aftercare.
Many patients receiving chemotherapy following surgery for bowel cancer may only need three months treatment rather than the six months currently given, according to researchers.
New guidance has been published on supporting survivors of domestic abuse and other women in danger to vote safely, after this important role was extended to nurses and midwives.
A care home provider in the West Country has unveiled a new uniform to standardise the appearance of nursing staff, following consultation with its workforce and stakeholders.
Manchester nurse helping return sight to African patientsVideoSubscription
Hundreds of patients in deprived African communities have undergone life-changing surgery, thanks to a charity co-founded by a Greater Manchester research nurse.
Hospital services in Shropshire are set to benefit from a £300m cash injection to improve emergency and urgency care as part of a major investment in new buildings, wards and beds unveiled by the government.
Rutland in the East Midlands has appointed its first Admiral nurse via a partnership between the charity that oversees the service nationally and the county’s council.
A merger between University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and its neighbour Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust is to go ahead next month, it has been announced.
The Royal College of Nursing has announced its formal support for an opt-out system of consent for organ and tissue donation after death across the UK.
An updated version of the standards nursing associates will need to meet and the list of skills they should be trained in have been released in draft form by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, with changes made to sections on medicines and common symptoms.