Category list : Patient safety
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After involving a range of stakeholders, NHS Improvement has published new guidance on definition and measurement of pressure ulcers, to reduce disparities in reporting
The lives of mothers and babies are being put in danger by cutbacks to NHS fertility treatment, experts have warned.
A law requiring set nurse-to-patient ratios in intensive care units across a US state has not resulted in anticipated improvements in patient welfare, according to a new study.
Shropshire trust defends transparency of maternity reviewVideoSubscription
A hospital trust under investigation for a catalogue of alleged maternity failings has sought to reassure families about the transparency of the inquiry, after facing fresh criticism.
Cardiac arrest patients are more likely to survive when resuscitated with a new type of breathing tube, according to US researchers.
Seven nurses have resigned in just two months from a trust’s under-pressure accident and emergency departments in the Midlands, with at least one flagging patient safety concerns.
The Royal College of Nursing has today written to eight Westminster party leaders calling on them to support a referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Nurses play a vital role in the auditing of cleaning and disinfection in healthcare settings, as well as in using audit results to improve patient safety
Some intensive care units may be putting babies and children at risk by not implementing standardised monitoring of breathing, a new survey has highlighted.
Nuffield Health trains hospital matrons to be effective leaders in infection prevention and control. This initiative won the Infection Prevention and Control category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards