Category list : Mental Capacity Act
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Nurses and other healthcare staff are set to be given new training on how to better support people with learning disabilities in a bid to prevent more lives being “tragically cut short”, under latest government proposals.
How is patient consent obtained and when can treatment be given without it? This second article in our two-part series comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A hospital trust is to expand its in-house nursing team for patients that require one-to-one care, after the new model decreased its use of agency staff and is thought to have contributed to reduced length of stay and better care.
Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust in Nottinghamshire has been lifted out of special measures, although concerns about the number of nursing vacancies in some of its departments still remain.
The vast majority of health and social care staff want a better understanding of mental capacity legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable patients, according to a new survey.
Mental health trust given warning notice by CQCSubscription
The management of Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been strongly criticised, with its leadership given the Care Quality Commission’s lowest rating, in the wake of its latest inspection.
Hospital inspectors have told South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust that it must make improvements on patient risk assessments, safeguarding and mental health capacity awareness.
Failure to filter new care policies through the workforce led to Humber NHS Foundation Trust being rated “inadequate” for safety, its nursing director has said.
A mental health provider in the West Midlands has been told by regulators to improve on staff training, particularly around the rights of patients.
Barchester Healthcare nurses explain how they involve residents and families in the care plans of their loved ones