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maandag 11 september 2017

Is it time to create a new nurse role dedicated to helping carers?

Is it time to create a new nurse role dedicated to helping carers?
Informal carers have huge unmet support needs that community nurses are struggling to address. A new nurse role dedicated to supporting carers could provide an answer. This article comes with a...
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Views on vaccination education for patients
Parents want reliable information on the benefits and risks of vaccination, and time to discuss it with health professionals. This summary of an NIHR-funded study includes an online self-assessment...
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Comment: 'Our response to moral distress is shaped by how we define it'
Georgina Morley explains why, in the light of the nursing recruitment crisis, moral distress in the healthcare workforce must be taken more seriously
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Heart failure 3: managing frailty in patients with heart failure
Heart failure and frailty often co-exist and patients with both are likely to have worse outcomes. Part three of this three-part series looks at the management of frailty in the context of heart...
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Developing a model of care to improve mental health crisis response
Collaboration between police and mental health services can improve the care of people with mental health problems who often use emergency services. This initiative won the HRH The Prince of Wales...
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Specimen collection 4: procedure for obtaining a sputum specimen
This article, the final part in a four-part series, describes the rationale and procedure for collecting a sputum specimen
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