Category list : Patient safety
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Around one in 20 patients are affected by avoidable harm, according to a UK study that estimates the cost to hospitals in England each year would pay for more than 3,500 nurses.
Health professionals have been urged to get into contact with all patients who use an Emerade adrenaline pen to manage their allergies after it emerged that some devices on the market may be faulty.
A specialist nurse has told how joining arms with the police in a series of covert operations has helped vulnerable women who have been sex trafficked into the country get vital health support that they would not otherwise receive.
Nurse leaders behind the #EndPJParalysis campaign are hosting a free 72-hour global digital summit this week to share best practice around tackling complications associated with hospitalisation.
Senior nurses working to integrate health and social care in Scotland will have access to a new set of tools which outline the key skills and knowledge they need to carry out their role.
The first specialist hospital trust in England to be labelled ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission in 2016 has received the coveted rating for the second time following its most recent inspection.
A Shropshire trust has appointed its first sepsis nurse practitioner in a bid to “push forward” the way its hospitals detects and treats patients with the condition.
The importance of safe staffing has been highlighted in a new strategy for patient safety in the NHS, which includes the development of a major national training syllabus for all NHS workers.
The fight against modern slavery will be lost unless nurses are empowered with the knowledge and tools to support the efforts, an humanitarian expert has warned.
A struggling trust has opened a new mental health ward and additional support services, as part of a £4m project to “transform and improve” mental healthcare in West Norfolk.