Category list : Patient experience
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Patient feedback can be a powerful tool, providing it is listened to and acted upon. A recent study explored why staff may find it difficult to make changes to practice based on patient feedback
Willow ward in Charlton Lane Hospital has adopted John’s Campaign. This means carers of patients with dementia, whose presence has numerous benefits, are welcome at any time
Should all hospitals adopt open visiting hours? This article discusses some of the arguments for and against unrestricted hospital visiting, considering the evidence and the ethical aspects
The Royal College of Midwives has published a new tool to help maternity services assess the continuity of midwife care provided for expectant and new mums.
Not every hospitalised patient wants to get dressed every day, which does not necessarily mean they are deconditioned and languishing in bed, says Liz Lees-Deutsch
Samantha Westbrook has been appointed as the first peritoneal mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist in the UK.
This article reflects on the experience of using patient and public involvement as part of a piece of patient safety research. It comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A shortage of specialist nurses is leaving patients with incurable breast cancer feeling “abandoned” without critical care, according to a charity.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has extended ward visiting hours to enable family and friends to see patients at any time during the day.
Over eight in 10 women with breast cancer in England are not told about the possibility of developing long-term anxiety and depression by healthcare professionals, charities have warned.