Overcrowding and increasing violence in prisons means nurses are putting their own safety at risk to deliver healthcare.
Health professionals dealing with a growing number of attacks
Growing numbers of nurses who are ‘just about managing’ are forced to ask for financial support when a health or personal crisis hits, suggests the latest evidence.
GPs are prescribing anticoagulants to people with an irregular heartbeat against official advice, with implications for patient safety, a study has found.
Dementia awareness training alone will not improve dementia care in hospitals or outcomes for patients, and team members with specific expertise should work closely with hospital staff to develop skills, according to a study.
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New portable device can rapidly find markers of infection from single drop of blood.
Only one in five referrals to fitness to practise proceedings concern patient care.
Immune cell could predict which patients would benefit most from treatment.
Antenatal clinics can spot signs of complications sooner.
Unions have cautiously welcomed an overhaul to ambulance responses targets that will see fewer 999 calls regarded as life-threatening.
Altering meal times could curb health problems caused by disturbed circadian rhythms.
Nurses are among Cardiff hospital staff who are ‘devastated’ by decision on parking tickets that has left many owing hundreds of pounds.
Homeless people are dying in unsupported and unacceptable situations with inadequate access to palliative care, according to a study which called for improved collaboration between services.
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More collaboration between professionals, residents and relatives brings benefits.
Nurses will deliver talking therapy to breast cancer patients in a study aimed at improving access to treatment for hot flushes and night sweats.
'This is the most turbulent time in education I can remember'