We asked the twitter nursing community whether they think there are enough nutritional experts working in UK hospitals
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Live debate: 'Is a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training damaging efforts to tackle problems today?'
30 May, 2014
This week’s twitter debate discussed whether a tendancy to look back fondly on the “good old days” of nurse training is damaging the future of nurse education
13 May, 2014The Press Association
Claims about the healthy and life-extending properties of a much-hyped ingredient in red wine and chocolate are unfounded, research suggests.
18 April, 2014
A survey explored patients’ views of their nutritional status on arrival in hospital and how this might change during their stay
18 March, 2014The Press Association
Hospitals have made little improvement in having dedicated doctor and nurse specialists who are experts in the field of nutrition.
17 March, 2014
Share your tips for your chance to win our nutrition and hydration week competition
27 September, 2013
After recognising the variable quality of nutritional care in its hospitals NHS Scotland implemented an improvement programme to engage staff at all levels
15 August, 2013
On the 15 August at 1pm Nursing Times will be running a twitter chat to discuss the management of hydration and nutrition in healthcare.
16 May, 2013Steve Ford
Guidance to help hospital staff improve standards of nutrition and hydration care, particularly among older patients, has been published.
4 March, 2013The Press Association
The Department of Health has increased the number of unannounced inspections by the Care Quality Commission, saying it is “unacceptable” for patients to go hungry or be malnourished in hospitals.
23 June, 2012Steve Ford
A new guide has been launched to assist community healthcare professionals in identifying and managing patients at risk of disease-related malnutrition.