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Health Education England has just published advisory guidance clarifying the role of nursing associates in medicines administration, with recommendations for employers and training providers
Miscalculating doses is a common source of drug errors. This article explains how to calculate drug doses and highlights common errors. After reading it, you can undertake the Nursing Times learning unit Drug Calculations in Practice, which includes clinical scenarios to test your knowledge
Nurses can help to slow the rapid development of drug-resistant pathogens through the appropriate use of antimicrobials and infection prevention and control measures
What is the role of healthcare assistants in administering drugs to nursing homes residents? Evidence-based guidance has recently been published on the subject
Health professionals are not always clear on the procedure for administering medication rectally, the benefits of this route or its indications