Erin Dean

Myeloma
Cancer Nursing Practice

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where bone marrow is active, are improving.

Walking for health
Nursing Standard

Walking could boost quality of life in patients with advanced cancer

Nurse-led study suggests that encouraging walking among patients with advanced cancer could lead to improvements in their quality of life.

Nursing Standard

US nurses urge Donald Trump to ensure affordable healthcare for all

Members of 40 US nursing organisations are urging president Donald Trump to ensure that all patients can access affordable healthcare.

Nursing Children and Young People

Clinical update – hand washing

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence have provided new guidance to understand and monitor the overuse and misuse of antimicrobial medicines.

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Nursing Standard

‘Nursing is in crisis and we desperately need this pay rise’

Nurses struggling to pay heating bills, turning to costly pay day loans and pawning their possessions were discussed by MPs in an impassioned debate on NHS pay.

Mental_Health
Emergency Nurse

People with mental health problems often receive poor care in A&E, report reveals

Patients with mental health problems attending emergency departments for physical conditions rarely receive good care, a major review has found.

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Nursing Standard

Training needed to tackle stigma around HIV

Report reveals examples of poor care for older people with HIV

Infusion therapy
Cancer Nursing Practice

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Cancer Nursing Practice

Infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance

Older people with HIV
Nursing Standard

Older people with HIV face discrimination and ‘fragmented care’

Better training is needed for health and social care staff to improve care for people aged over 50 living with HIV, charity warns.

End of life
Nursing Standard

Responding to a request to hasten death

The RCN has published updated guidance on assisted suicide.

Retirement
Nursing Management

Fears for nursing workforce as retirement rate surges

More than 65,850 NHS staff began the retirement process in 2015-16, adding to pressures on the health service.

Reduced hours
Nursing Standard

Sickness leave halved in six-hour day trial

Assistant nurses at a care home in Sweden who worked reduced hours reported higher rates of good health, calmness and alertness.

New updated guidance for infusion therapy has been released Picture: iStock
Nursing Management

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

New updated guidance for infusion therapy has been released Picture: iStock
Emergency Nurse

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Diabetes and depression
Nursing Standard

‘One in five women with diabetes experience depression’

US nursing research finds those with both conditions experience poorer diabetes management and quality of life, and premature mortality

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Nursing Standard

Nominations sought for RCN fellowships

Nurses are being encouraged to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to patient care for an RCN fellowship.

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

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