Article: Developing a leadership competency modelAbstract
This week we published research into how much time nurses spend directly caring for patients. Unsurprisingly, the research supported the view that much care is provided by healthcare assistants, but it also challenged the assumption that nurses do not spend enough time with their patients.Abstract
Blanchflower J et al (2013) Breaking through the barriers to nurse prescribing. Nursing Times; 109: 31/32, 12-13
Article: Opportunistic screening for atrial fibrillation
Article: Using clerical staff to free up ward sister time
Article: Inclusion of dementia in local continence guidance
“Dehydration contributes to poor patient outcomes and can lead to avoidable harm. This article analyses incident reports from National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) relating to hydration and shows that this area of care continues to be frequently neglected.”Let’s discuss…Why is the importance of good hydration often overlooked in hospitals?How can hydration be improved?
Howard V, Halldorsson R (2013) Using Indian head massage to aid recovery. Nursing Times; 109: 25, 14-16.“Creating an environment that focuses on individual ...
Ford A et al (2013) Cutting A&E use and health inequalities. Nursing Times; 109: 24, 14-16.
Wilson V (2013) Patient use of the internet for diabetes information. Nursing Times; 109: 23, 18-20.
Perry N (2013) Preventing the spread of HIV infection. Nursing Times; 109: 22, 12-15.
Bayliss-Pratt L (2013) Training to promote multidisciplinary working. Nursing Times; 109: 21, 12-13.
Braide M (2013) The effect of intentional rounding on essential care. Nursing Times; 109: 20, 16-18
Gallagher A (2013) Learning from family and nurse narratives. Nursing Times; 109: 19, 18-19, 22.