Issue : September 2018
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’I feel this book should be read by as many people as possible to create a societal understanding of an area so often ignored or neglected.’
’This book is aimed at professionals with a special interest in palliative care’
Healthcare staff are being urged to ensure only patients with a true penicillin allergy are documented as such to protect them from hospital infections.
New voluntary standards have been published for the education and practice of community children’s nurses.
Over eight in 10 women with breast cancer in England are not told about the possibility of developing long-term anxiety and depression by healthcare professionals, charities have warned.
One in five inpatients with diabetes – around 58,000 – had a “hypo” in hospital last year, according to latest data, sparking a national charity to call on health professionals to more aware of the symptoms.
Every hospital in England would have dedicated nurses in place to support people struggling with alcohol misuse if Labour were in power, the party has announced.
Don’t forget that World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is on Friday 28 September and there’s still time to get involved.
Nursing is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career, but would benefit from including more men.
Community nurses should never underestimate the shame that men feel about discussing their weight and wellbeing, a new report argues.