Category list : Patient safety
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Staff involved in the care of a patient with an eating disorder should place greater emphasis on how they coordinate treatment with one another, according to new guidance.
Nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, students, ambulance workers and other members of Unison are being asked to record how their shift goes today for the union’s annual staff safety survey.
A care home in West Sussex has been urgently shut down with residents told to leave immediately after a series of damning inspections by the Care Quality Commission.
A senior mental health nurse from Wales has been struck off for having sex with a “vulnerable” patient and causing her ”direct and lasting emotional harm”.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has been returned to “special measures” after its latest inspection by regulators, who identified safety concerns.
Plans to digitalise all maternity records in England have taken a step forward with the publication of new guidelines to ensure data is consistent and can be shared seamlessly between care providers.
A nurse has received national recognition for helping to dramatically improve sepsis care across Weston Area Health NHS Trust.
Nurses and other healthcare staff at a South Yorkshire hospital missed opportunities to save a young woman’s life from sepsis, an investigation has found.
Nurses and other healthcare staff may be under-reporting sexual incidents on mental health wards, the healthcare watchdog for England has warned.
Nurses’ workload is underestimated and data fails to capture the complexity of their roles. Nurse leaders need to ensure healthcare data reflects the work of nursing staff