Category list : Patient experience
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At James Paget University Hospitals, vulnerable patients undergoing elective surgery benefit from extra support from the ‘VIP pathway’ team. This initiative won the Learning Disabilities Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
’This book is about making the culture of care more person-centered by developing their understanding of touch’
Complaints against midwives in NHS secondary care services in England have risen more sharply than any other profession, new data reveals.
A team of researchers from Leicester has developed a questionnaire that they say helps to shed light on the most common symptoms reported by patients with kidney disease.
’The book is a necessary reminder of our own vulnerability, our capacity to act well towards others and, finally, of the great work being done by the NHS in the UK’
A national campaign to end “pyjama paralysis” has helped reduce falls and pressure ulcers and cut the length of time people spent in hospital, according to an evaluation.
Cracking the Code a Quick Reference Guide to Interpreting Patient Medical Notes – 2nd revised edSubscription
’This is easy to pick up and follow and the reader could have this book at hand if reviewing a set of notes as a guide’
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
The case study of a man in his early 20s with continence problems illustrates how young adults need support and understanding to self-manage bowel and bladder issues
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication