Category list : Wellbeing
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A drunk patient who assaulted a nurse while being cared for at a hospital emergency department has been prosecuted under new legislation designed to protect NHS staff.
Occupational health nurses at Scotland’s national hospital are celebrating after the organisation yet again achieved top recognition for efforts to boost staff wellbeing.
Providing good working environments for nurses helps improve the quality and safety of care, and boosts patient satisfaction, suggests a new analysis of research evidence.
Shortages of mental health nurses have left employers “robbing Peter to pay Paul” to fill gaps in their workforce, a nurse leader has warned.
We need to change cultures, remove the stigma that is attached to talking about mental health and encourage open discussion.
More organisations are adding their weight to supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of fatigue among NHS healthcare staff, in a bid to help tackle the negative effects of shift working and the impact of fatigue on the workforce.
A team of community nurses in Dorset is using electric bikes to visit their patients as part of an initiative to improve staff wellbeing, patient engagement and the environment, one of the nurses leading the project has revealed to Nursing Times.
The British Medical Association is calling for free sanitary products across all hospitals in the UK, as doctors say it is essential to the health, dignity and wellbeing of inpatients.
Midwives, nurses and other members of hospital staff look set to benefit from a new study that will pilot giving “breaks and powernaps” to those who experience fatigue and tiredness during night shifts.
A nursing student from Stourbridge is following her life-long dream of becoming a nurse after shedding eight stone.