Issue : May 2011
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The Royal College of Nursing has warned it is “inevitable” frontline care will be affected by staffing cuts, in response to a highly critical report on nutrition and dignity standards.
CQC attacks NHS hospital care for older peopleSubscription
Inspectors have raised serious concerns about the way some NHS hospitals treat older people.
The introduction of personal health budgets for patients will require a “culture change” among nurses, who will need to learn a whole new set of skills, researchers have warned.
Nurses at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust have adopted the Productive Ward programme across all wards and been commended by regulators for their work on the initiative.
Student nurse, Claire Aubrey, is struggling with a new surgical placement
The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed moves by NHS Direct to try and resolve a dispute over plans to make nurses work more weekends.
Warning over unfilled diabetes nurse positionsSubscription
Cost-saving programmes that are leaving diabetes specialist nurse positions unfilled will cause more people with diabetes to suffer from loss of sight, worsening health and the need to have limbs amputated, it has been warned.
Register of MS sufferers set upSubscription
The first national database to gather information about multiple sclerosis was launched today, as a charity slammed the state of care for sufferers of the disease.