Issue : September 2018
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A new initiative has been introduced by a hospital trust in the South West to help identify and better support newly qualified members of staff during their first year of work.
’This book adopts the definition of compassion as ‘a sensitivity to suffering in self and others with a commitment to try to alleviate and prevent it’’
’This book is about making the culture of care more person-centered by developing their understanding of touch’
Infection prevention is a vital part of our healthcare infrastructure.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
The Royal College of Nursing has condemned a rise in agency spending in Northern Ireland, after newly released figures showed one agency alone had tripled its income in three years.
Nurses and other healthcare staff may be under-reporting sexual incidents on mental health wards, the healthcare watchdog for England has warned.
Nurses voted in favour of the NHS pay deal after being given “inaccurate” information by the Royal College of Nursing, which was under pressure by the government to “sell” the offer to its members, according to early findings of an independent review.
Every day, midwives support women and their families through a life-changing and special time, but it’s a time when they are also at their most vulnerable.
Nursing and social care staff are being urged to post “ideas, questions and challenges” on a new digital platform that is being launched as part of a major new national engagement exercise.