Issue : May 2018
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A simple score based on the food people eat could help clinicians predict patients’ risk of becoming overweight and ensure they get the right support and advice, say Spanish researchers who undertook a major long-term study.
Nurses don’t get paid much, they work long hours with often unpaid overtime, and it’s a job with few freebies.
Staffing shortages at a hospital run by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust were a factor in the case of a grandmother whose “painful” death from bladder cancer could have been avoided, a report by the health service ombudsman has revealed.
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There is something really special about the Nursing Times Awards that I shall miss when I stop being editor of Nursing Times next month.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today officially launched its new set of standards on the skills and knowledge the “next generation of nurses will learn to enable them to deliver world class care”.
Nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are promoting the benefits of the activity boxes they recently introduced to help jog the memories of patients with dementia.
Gestational diabetes may predispose women to early-stage kidney damage, a precursor to chronic kidney disease, according to US researchers.
A nurse and four healthcare assistants have been convicted for their involvement in a fraud conspiracy that was masterminded by a recruitment agent.
Every nurse will encounter patients experiencing incontinence, so every nurse must be aware of incontinence-associated dermatitis – and how it can be addressed
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On my first day of my very first placement, everything seemed unfamiliar. I couldn’t remember the names of any medications. I was slightly terrified of actually speaking to a real patient. I couldn’t even put on a blood pressure cuff properly.