Seven universities in England have signed up to provide the ‘blended’ degrees
Nurse leaders are concerned that a tired workforce will face a second wave of cases
Health secretary quizzed on call for ‘real-terms’ pay offer in light of effort in pandemic
Study found nurses’ input into how guidance is written reduces errors
Aside from applause and kind words, pay must be enough to attract and retain nurses, RCN says
Spending more time at home means parents must be even more vigilant
Expert advice for nurses on minimising the effects of prolonged use of masks and visors
Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?
A moving account of what it means to be on the front line
A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives
Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment
Guidance has been issued on the use of fascia iliaca block in emergency departments
NICE guidance on managing severe asthma in adults and children during the pandemic
NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making
The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers
New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures
Updated guidance aims to help nurses assess and manage fever in children aged under five
The implications for nurses of RCN guidance on care provision and inadequate PPE
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
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.
This feature has been funded by Janssen UK and written on the company’s behalf by M&F Health, based on an interview with Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Karen Stanley.
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
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.