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Exercise must have a place in everyday life of care homes

Encouraging a full range of movement in older people provides astonishing benefits

Beth Britton & her father

‘Mum and I were confused as to why Dad would be given morphine’

Gosport case causes dementia campaigner to reflect on her father's treatment...

A nurse with a clipboard talks to an elderly patient in a hospital bed

Putting the care back into healthcare: What Matters to You?

A new campaign aims to make compassion central to the healthcare experiences of older people

Why dementia-friendly boroughs matter

The London borough community initiative that is exploring what a dementia-friendly borough...

Get moving: take on the challenge of patient mobility

Nurses can help educate patients on how to prevent deconditioning due to bed rest and...

CPR or comfort measures: between a rock and a hard place

The Resuscitation Council (UK) states that less than 10% of people who have cardiopulmonary...

Why older people's oral health matters

Enabling older people to look after their teeth helps prevent serious disease and allows...

Dementia project

Laughter, friendship and dementia

A project has enabled people affected by dementia to collaborate with artists and share...

Putting feet first when caring for patients with diabetes

For patients with diabetes knowing how to take care of their feet and when to seek...

Keeping nutrition on the radar

Keeping prevention of malnutrition and dehydration at the top of our agenda when caring for...

Chelsea pensioners

We could all do more to combat loneliness

Nurses are well placed to help those in their care to access support for loneliness

Pushing the boat out for patients at the end of life

Respecting patients' decisions at the end of life can make all the difference in care, as...

Are you ready to work alongside robots?

Robots are already being used in some UK healthcare settings, and the trend is set to

Zoë Packman: A team approach to reducing inpatient falls

Making the ward environment safer for patients should be a primary aim for nurses and...

In older people’s nursing one size does not fit all

Older people were all young once and often have unique stories to tell.

Hopes and fears for the future of the NHS

Neither the rebranding of the Department of Health nor the forthcoming green paper on social...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

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