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Nurses Have To Translate When Medical Devices Fail To Communicate

Will the pump talk to the computer that holds the patient’s records? iStockphoto Walk past a patient’s hospital room, and the flashing control panels on […]


Ghost Boy – Martin Pistorius

Martin Pistorius (born 1975) is a South African freelance web designer, developer, and author best known for his 2011 book Ghost Boy, in which he describes […]

Assorted Medicine Pills in Caps ca. 2001

Antipsychotic overuse not just a problem in nursing homes

Sabriya Rice  | March 4, 2015 Internists, family medicine physicians, psychiatrists and neurologists wrote more than 80% of the prescriptions for antipsychotics for older adults with […]


Willis: New senior HCA role would ‘bridge gap’ to registered nursing

The introduction of a new senior healthcare assistant role that could be formally introduced at Agenda for Change band 3 should be investigated by England’s […]


RCN calls for more action to improve health care provision for children and young people

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has today called for more action to improve health care provision for children and young people. This comment was […]


Edinburgh a world leader on family nurse partnership

City becomes first across the globe to offer innovative programme to all women. Edinburgh has become the first city in the world to offer the […]


Nursing Jobs at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Interviews will take place in Italy at the end of March and in Spain at the end of April.   Medacs Healthcare is now recruiting […]


Male Nurses are Better than Female Nurses?

Why male nurses are better than female nurses? Turn away right now if you were either offended or in any way upset. According to a […]

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Nurses are relying on stories of empathy and compassion to describe their role at the expense of explaining the skills and abilities required to carry out the job, a UK healthcare academic has claimed [...]

Obesity and alcohol problems are major public health challenges that are still not being properly addressed by the NHS, with health workers often unaware of the “shocking” statistics surrounding the i [...]

Trusts are consistently failing to give serious consideration to the health and wellbeing of their staff, despite the increasing pressure that the NHS workforce is under, a report has warned. [...]

A crisis is looming in prostate cancer care, with nearly half of specialist nurses due to retire or planning to leave the profession, a report has warned. [...]

The UK’s leading specialist in diabetes inpatient care has called on the NHS to take immediate action to raise standards of care in hospitals for people with diabetes. [...]

In 2010, the Institute of Medicine issued eight recommendations that dared to transform the nursing profession by 2020. This year marks the midway point for reaching the goals outlined in the report ? [...]

The board of trustees of the Nursing Economic$ Foundation will award up to four $5,000 scholarships to registered nurses in master?s or doctoral nursing programs who submit applications before May 15. [...]

From the community to nonprofit organizations to disaster relief efforts, nurses continually volunteer their time and care for those in need. [...]

VA nurses are developing expertise in caring for female veterans with PTSD, and of how the VA is working to create a more welcoming, safe place for women exposed to trauma while serving their country. [...]

In 2015 and beyond, nurses have many options for taking their careers to the next level [...]

The Pharmaceutical Care Awards 2015 recognise pharmacists and their teams who have improved patient care through better use of medicines. [...]

Young people aged 14–18 years will be vaccinated to help protect them against a particularly virulent strain of meningitis, the Department of Health in England has announced.  [...]

A report says countries that use a QALY formula to assess cost-effectiveness have less access to new cancer drugs compared with countries that use an alternative system. [...]

An NHS hospital trust in north-east England now insists that its clinical pharmacists hold an independent prescribing qualification. Stephen Robinson finds out why. [...]

An avalanche of reforms to rules governing the conduct of clinical trials in India has led to an exodus of drug companies and research organisations. [...]



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  • awaiting-image And, why does nurse bullying continue? 23/01/2015 - Over the years I’ve talked with thousands of nurses. Based on my research and through countless hours of dialogue with nurses from all over the […]
  • blowing-a-dandelion-600 A Nurse’s New Year’s Resolution 21/01/2015 - rolfo via Getty Images This year, I’m going to be better. I’m going to try harder, and I’m going to make a difference in any […]
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