“Nurses could be a voice to be reckoned with if we became more politically astute,” says Danielle Tiplady, who in the last three years has become one of the most influential nurses on the picket line and one of most prominent voices behind the campaign to shake up the Royal College of Nursing.
“We cannot continue to invest in the same service models of the past. We need a radical shift in how the NHS sees itself, from a hospital service for the ill, to a nationwide service to keep us healthy.”
Respiratory rate is the single most sensitive predictor of patient deterioration, yet the one vital sign that nurses currently must measure in a time consuming and imperfect fashion. But a smart device called RespiraSense is trying to change all that
Diabetes Professional Care, which returns to London on 14 and 15 November, is the UK’s leading, free-to-attend, CPD-accredited conference and exhibition for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions.
Susan is a charge nurse on a dementia assessment ward at Mill View Hospital in Hove. Mill View is a mental health hospital and part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, a mental health trust working across Sussex and Hampshire.
Jess Henry, Head of Leadership, Learning and Development at Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the workforce challenge of the moment, and how her organisation is using the Questback feedback platform to help.
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