Two nurses devised single-use oral hygiene kit that hangs on patients’ bedsides
Financial pressures put older potential candidates off mental health nursing as a career
Nurses in North London have cut the number of children re-admitted with breathing problems
Researchers, including nurses, will monitor the effects of low emission initiatives
A parliamentary report covering the health effects on children of parental alcohol misuse uncovers a widespread hidden issue
A new report highlights asignificant lack of 24-hour community care cover for parents of children who have life-limiting conditions. Often parents have no choice but to take their child to the emergency department – a strain for all involved.
Against a worrying backdrop of funding cuts and rising incidence of some sexually transmitted infections, nurses are extending their training so they can integrate contraception and genito-urinary medicine services.
The number of older people being admitted to hospital with malnutrition has increased dramatically in the past five years. Catharine Sadler looks at what is being done to halt the rise and ensure that the nutritional needs of older people are being met.
The national stroke strategy for England ends this year. Clinical leaders say a replacement is needed to build on its achievements and tackle variations in treatment and care.
A report from the Royal National Institute of Blind People has revealed that in some parts of the UK, patients with sight loss wait up to 15 months for cataract surgery, increasing their risk of falls, social isolation and depression
Nurses can help patients minimise the risks to their health of air pollution
Supporting troubled teenagers back to health makes unique demands on nurses, but is richly rewarding