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A new service will see a team of dedicated specialist dementia nurses working across community and hospital settings in Wiltshire.
Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are preparing to take strike action on Wednesday 30 January, with last ditch talks having seemingly failed to provide an agreement.
Nurses and other staff at the only NHS trust in the UK still outside Agenda for Change are finally to be moved over to the national agreement for pay, terms and conditions.
Heavily involving senior nurses, such as matrons, in hospital bereavement services may help relatives to deal with concerns over care in the wake of a difficult death and ultimately curb legal action, according to researchers in Kent.
Graduation ceremonies have been held around the country for members of the new nursing associate role, ahead of them officially joining the NHS workforce on 28 January.
Members of the Royal College of Nursing in the Channel Islands have moved closer to making history by potentially becoming the first nurses from the union to officially go on strike.
Healthcare professionals are being urged to read the UK’s first guideline on diagnosing foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in order to become better acquainted with how to identify it.
Leaving a two-hour gap between dinner and bedtime does not seem to be associated with any discernible difference in blood glucose levels among healthy adults, according to nurse researchers.
Diabetes UK is looking for nurses to take part in the latest round of its “clinical champions” programme and lead improvements in diabetes care.
Hospital trusts will need to boost their specialist nurse numbers to enable the introduction of a raft of new high-quality molecular diagnostic tests for all lung cancer patients, a report has warned.