Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust is supporting more flexible working for nurses, and will monitor and support those who are interested in working nights, whether permanently or in longer blocks. Allowing staff this flexibility will benefit patients and staff, says Jayne Tague
Individuals within the learning disability population are living longer, however, compared to the general population, life expectancy is considerably lower, explains Student NT editor, Rebecca Hammond.
The patient experience of receiving bad news from health professionals
1 January, 2004
People always remember being given bad news, no matter how well it is delivered. Health-care professionals have a responsibility to minimise the trauma of this experience by being well prepared (Radziewicz and Baile, 2001).