Menopause affects 90% of women doctors’ working lives according to a BMA survey
A lack of specialist staff led to an over-reliance on the NEWS2 score, report says
Health minister extends band 4 pay until their nursing studies end in September
Skin Deep aims to improve the range of images available of dermatological conditions
The COVID-19 symptom can look like chilblains, nurse consultant says
Post-pandemic peak, universities plan to continue with initiatives such as online lessons
People with learning disabilities can be especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse
Primary care nurses are having to transform their ways of working
People with learning disabilities and autism may need help to understand the virus and effects on everyday life
Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?
A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives
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
NICE guideline helps healthcare staff apply the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
NICE guidance aims to improve recognition, diagnosis, quality of care and support for ADHD
The RCN’s latest edition of its guidance Dignity in Health Care for People with Learning Disabilities features contributions from an expert panel of people with learning disabilities, alongside examples of good practice
Public Health England has issued guidance for staff in care homes
The implications for nurses of RCN guidance on care provision and inadequate PPE
Ireland targets services for those with learning disabilities and their families and carers
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
People with learning disabilities are living longer but will have specific health needs
People with learning disability and sensory impairments can be wrongly diagnosed as autistic
Study shows lifestyle benefits of PBS-based approaches and need to capitalise on these gains
Autistic children anxious over sensory experiences, phobias, unpredictability and change
In interviews, nurses on acute paediatric ward stress need to be adaptable and flexible
Parent peer support provides practical, social and emotional help
Use of social media presents opportunities, but also risks of cyberbullying and exploitation
More than 70% of young adults with learning disabilities reported feeling lonely ‘a lot of the time’, according to a campaigning organisation
Systematic review finds that people with learning disabilities were less likely to access health screening and preventive healthcare such as immunisations
Study finds need to establish specialist forensic support teams to ensure best possible outcomes for offenders who have behaviours that challenge
A pioneering test has revealed a link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma that could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition, scientists say
Of services where staff underwent training only 30% produced positive behaviour support plans that included all essential components
Research raises concerns about a lack of guidelines and review of prescriptions
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
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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