Category list : Stoma care
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Two community nurses from Cardiff, who specialise in continence and stoma care, have been given awards to mark their long service by a leading nursing charity.
A medical device for treating constipation and faecal incontinence has been recommended for health service use by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Researchers exploring the experiences of patients with an ileostomy found that the stoma and its complications can be traumatic and that patients need psychological support
UK nurse researchers are leading a national study into whether or not stoma bags made with honey from New Zealand can reduce skin irritation.
Hundreds of patients in the Fylde and Wyre area of Lancashire are set to benefit from a new community-based nurse specialising in stomas.
A specialist stoma care nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a research award for her efforts to improve patient care and reduce time spent in hospital.
The children’s community nursing team at Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust has been announced as the winner of NHS England’s 6Cs Live! September Story of the Month.
Capsule camera may help spot cancerSubscription
A camera-in-a-capsule that can be swallowed could help healthcare professionals spot early signs of oesophageal cancer, research has shown.
'The idea that meeting targets is more important than the actual patient - it should not be so'Subscription
We talk to Jennie Burch, enhanced recovery nurse facilitator at St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow, who has been a nurse for over 15 years.
How to care for patients with stomasSubscription
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