Category list : Theatre/perioperative
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Men and women are at differing risks of developing surgical site infections depending on the type of operation they undergo, according to new research from Germany.
Trusts are being encouraged to develop new roles for nurses to help improve care for patients who undergo emergency laparotomies – among the most critically ill patients treated in hospital.
Patient decision aids have been launched by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to help women choose a surgical option for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse.
To reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism, it is essential that patients are given the right support regarding the use of antiembolism stockings
Theatre nurses at a hospital in North Yorkshire will now be caring for patients throughout their whole procedure – from the moment they go to sleep in the anaesthetic room, to the moment they wake up in the recovery room.
Outstanding professionals and volunteers, including nurses, working in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.
The children’s wards at both the James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital now have a fleet of five electric cars.
Operating department practitioners and members of 15 other health and care professions will see their annual regulation fee increase after a decision by the Health and Care Professions Council.
Theatre nurses and colleagues are celebrating 10 years of a surgical checklist, which has helped save countless lives and improved outcomes for patients in England and around the world.
A side room on a surgical ward has been turned into a homely and private space for patients to be with family and friends. This initiative won the Enhancing Patient Dignity category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards