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Nurses need coping strategies to deal with rudeness from colleagues

A study has shown that nurses can better cope with rude remarks from colleagues if they...

Robot seal proves good therapy for nursing home residents

Staff at an Oxfordshire nursing home say the lifelike robot has a positive effect on...

Home care services could save NHS millions, says report

NHS providers could save around £120 million by increasing the use of clinical home care,...

More hospitals should join campaign to support dementia patients, say nursing leaders

Nurses, carers and patients have called for more hospitals to sign up to a UK campaign to...

Prison nurses praised for their end of life care

High quality of palliative care at HMP Norwich is recognised with a national award

Social care at ‘tipping point’, CQC warns

Adult social care is approaching tipping point, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has warned...

‘Older people with dementia need tailored talking therapies’

Older people with dementia must be able to access tailored talking therapies to tackle...

Care watchdog warns over financial pressures on adult services

The quality and safety of care services for older and disabled people in England risks being...

Nursing Older People Award now open for entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017

Older people’s nurses are invited to enter the 2017 RCNi Nurse Awards - the UK nursing...

Stop 'disinvestment' in nursing to improve end of life care

An RCN seminar on end of life issues heard how action was needed to end ‘disinvestment’ in...

RCN sets out timetable for ANP accreditation project

The RCN is taking a phased approach to advanced nurse practitioner accreditation.

Nurses experience old age through innovative simulation suit

NHS staff are to get the opportunity to feel the effects of old age.

Sharp rise in deprivation of liberty safeguard applications, latest figures reveal

More than 75,000 people in England were deprived of their liberty from April 2015 to March...

New dementia strategy for nurses

Nurses caring for those with dementia are urged to fit the care they provide to the...

TV show Baywatch inspires falls prevention at Southampton General

Staff take on ‘bay watcher’ brief in pilot on older people’s wards.

Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do

Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...

Healthcare assistants being used as 'nurses on the cheap', says new report

NHS healthcare assistants (HCAs) are doing the jobs of nurses without the equivalent pay or...

Care homes still using antipsychotics to quieten dementia patients, study finds

Lack of staff could be the reason why too many UK care homes are still using a ‘chemical...

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