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Nurses help design 'home from home' for dementia patients and their families...

A lead dementia nurse has described the benefit of her hospital’s family support rooms which...

One in four people with Parkinson's struggles to contact specialist nurse between...

While the majority of people with Parkinson’s have a specialist nurse, many struggle to...

Improve care for prisoners with dementia, RCN urges

The RCN has called for improved care for prisoners with dementia after a watchdog revealed...

Three nurses struck off for faking patient blood sugar readings

Three nurses who faked patients’ blood sugar readings guilty of 'clear eyed and

Patients praise nurse-devised home chemotherapy scheme

Nurses at South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust contributed to the development of a...

Dermatological nurses often only regular home visitor for patients, survey finds

A survey by the British Skin Foundation has shown that almost a quarter of dermatological...

Assaults on healthcare staff

300,000 assaulted in past five years

Sepsis 'as urgent as a heart attack', says NICE guidelines...

New NICE guideline urges nurses and other healthcare staff to be vigilant of early symptoms

Health warnings issued as temperatures soar in England and Wales

Public health bodies have provided advice on staying well during hot weather

Covert filming improves care, says care home boss

Bramley Court care home in Birmingham installed cameras in 2015

Families should take more hands-on role in care of older relatives, says dementia expert

Professor June Andrews speaking at RCN fellows event on the challenges of an ageing...

Vulnerable older people paying price for lack of integrated care

CQC report highlights need for improved coordination of services

Dementia friendly crockery scheme extended after successful pilot

Plates designed for patients with dementia increase food intake by 10%

Delayed discharge

What you need to know about delayed discharge

UK awards launched to recognise healthcare support staff

Skills for Health and the National Skills Academy for Health have launched the Our Health...

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