Nursing Times News Desk
A nurse who helped with the complex arrangements for a patient to receive end of life care in her country of origin, having only qualified relatively recently, has been praised for her work by her trust.
A private care provider based in Shropshire has become one of the first in its area to appoint a specialist Admiral nurse to support people living with dementia.
The Care Quality Commission has called for action to fix the “broken system” that leads to people with a learning disability or autism being segregated in hospital.
The dangers of nitrous oxide – often known as laughing gas – are poorly understood, despite a change in the law, according to nurses on the third anniversary of the ban.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted to call upon the RCN council to lobby governments across the UK to decriminalise prostitution.
The Royal College of Nursing has awarded fellowships to nine leading figures from the profession at the beginning of its annual congress.
A ward at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has seen inpatients falls drop by 70% since it introduced “safety huddles” almost 12 months ago.
The chief nurse at a major London hospital trust has started having breakfast with new recruits and existing nursing staff in a bid to make them feel more welcome.
The rate of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is rising across Europe among younger adults in the 20 to 49 age bracket, according to Dutch researchers, who called on clinicians to be “aware” of the trend.
A previously inactive software alert has now been turned on to help practice nurses ensure teenage patients are vaccinated against meningitis, after questions were asked by bereaved parents.