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NHS mental healthcare staff can “lack the capacity, skills and training” they need to do their job effectively, according to a report drawing together learning from complaints.
Jenni Middleton, editor of the Nursing Times, has been recognised for her achievements over the last 12 months by her peers.
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It’s not often these days that I read a headline that I am genuinely surprised by. But this was certainly the case last week.
Although it is not over yet, it is fair to say that 2018 has been a year of change for nursing.
An innovative scheme that sees nurses visit patients where they live improves care for people with lung disease, frees up hospital beds and saves health service resources, according to researchers.
The ongoing decline in district nurse numbers is contributing to the winter pressures currently facing hospitals, as it is reducing the ability to treat people at home, a community nurse leader has warned.
There have been significant improvements in the way women are cared for in the wake of a miscarriage, according to a survey by a leading online network.
The Royal College of Nursing has warned of a “dangerous blind spot” that has been created surrounding the scale of assaults on health service staff.
The wearing of cameras by mental health nurses is acceptable to both patients and staff, according to researchers who found it also coincided with a fall in complaints, incidents and restraints.
An educational board game aimed at supporting training in emergency burn care for frontline healthcare professionals will be launched this week.