When older people develop delirium, it can land them in hospital and set off a cycle of declining health. Identifying and tackling the syndrome early - while people are still at home - is the target of a new RCN campaign.
NHS Digital reveals rise in admittance to hospital due to acid attacks in England over the past six years, among other interesting statistics.
'25% increase in nursing student places announced today must not be used to plug gaps in rotas'
Nurses in Wales are being encouraged to be protect themselves this winter with a flu jab.
Night shift workers have a 23% higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a study suggests.
Research suggests nature volunteering could provide an important ‘non-medical’ service that would help relieve the burden on the NHS.
Read our policy briefing on new guidance for helping in the immediate aftermath when people are injured in an acid attack.
Read our clinical update on an RCN campaign to help nurses spot the signs of delirium.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has helped people with advanced kidney cancer to benefit from a new treatment on the NHS.
A community nurse-led project in Liverpool is recording great success in picking up life-threatening lung diseases at an earlier and more treatable stage.
Charity Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence has published new information for families and healthcare staff.
Raising concerns can be difficult, especially for nursing students who fear the consequences of making an official complaint. But patient safety is paramount, and all healthcare staff have a duty to report poor care, writes Erin Dean.
Summary and nursing implications of the latest updates to clinical practice.
A controversial but successful appeal paid for a memorial statue of Crimean war heroine Mary Seacole in London. Now a charitable trust in her name is working for a more inclusive society.
Parents of young children may be entitled to 30 hours a week of free childcare from the beginning of this month, but nurseries say the government’s funding offer falls far short.
An overhaul of care for people in the West Midlands with learning disabilities and autism has more than halved inpatient admissions and cut hospital length of stay.
NHS England has published a ten-point plan to raise the profile of general practice nursing and make it easier for practices to recruit and retain nurses.
From Wi-Fi for visitors to regular updates on waiting times, read our policy briefing on a list of standards emergency departments should be meeting, or working towards achieving, from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine