Nursing Now campaign and chief nurse work with publisher to tackle profession’s gender divide
NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles
KnifeSavers team launch specialist bleeding control kits and offer free training
Thandiwe Matikiti had dishonestly secured public money to fund her degree
Government directive concerns flights from city of Wuhan
Nursing Standard readers reveal concerns over undignified care and patient safety breaches
A national strategy to reduce the toll of accidents in England lists 25 recommendations
Proposed stroke care models to offer 24/7 expert care and career development for nurses
The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff
Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace
A multi-agency public health duty covering EDs would extend safeguarding approach
New guidelines on cardiac arrests due to a traumatic injury
UK Sepsis Trust reviews first step in its screening and management tool
Update from the British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
Updated NICE guidance deals with antiseptic skin preparation, antibiotics and wound closure
NICE guidelines say erythema migrans rash should prompt diagnosis without a blood test
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence offers guidance on supporting individuals
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN updates its guidance on using catheters and how to minimise associated risks
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
Guidance aims to help judge how and when to use instant messaging in acute clinical settings
RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding
Guidelines to help hospitals with workforce planning and staff deployment
American-based research finds more people who have CT scans in the emergency department didn't have a primary care provider
An Australian study looks at whether intravenous or oral paracetamol is more effective at reducing pain
A study has found that using an antistatic spacer with an inhaler gave patients better asthma control
A recent study looking into emergency departments’ (EDs) current practices regarding alcohol identification has found that there is an increase in their access to clinical nurse specialist (CNS) teams.
Risk factors, such as a fever, are associated with failures in the management of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in emergency department observation units (EDOUs), a review has found.
Emergency department (ED) sepsis screening algorithms should incorporate a serum lactate cut off of ≥2mmol/L as a threshold for the initiation of interventions and increased monitoring, research concludes.
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This webinar explores the nursing management of serious skin infections and how they can be effectively managed and treated. Richard Hatchett, a nurse tutor and senior editor at RCNi, discusses nursing innovations with Sharon Falconer, a specialist outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) nurse from Aberdeen, and Malcolm Bain from the medical department at Correvio.
Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the career move to work in Wales.
Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016, talks about why everyone looking for a rewarding nursing career should put Wales at the top of their list.
Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our Registered Mental Health nurses are no different. What sets them apart, however, are the incredible lengths they go to, to make it happen.
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