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A social approach to health

‘A means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Recognising that people's health is determined primarily by a range of...

Florence Nightingale Foundation: what next?

‘Many nurses feel unable to contribute to decisions affecting care delivery and the quality of the patient experience’.

Policies and strategies to prevent patient falls in hospital

Falls among older adults is a global phenomenon. The World Health Organization (WHO) (2018) suggests that falls are the second leading cause of accidental death; there are 646 000 annual fatalities,...

Running to stand still with patient safety in the NHS?

‘Professional and/or geographic isolation. Weak leadership. Interpersonal, and sometimes inter-professional, conflict. Failures in communication. A reluctance to listen to patients, families and...

From staff nurse to nurse consultant: Survival Guide part 2: Surviving as a student

There are a number of stress points when starting a nursing degree. The orientation to university life and the possible move to a new part of the country, leaving family and friends behind, can be...

To sleep, perchance?

‘Planning sleep and using sleep in a careful and controlled way to improve the level of care that you are delivering is really important. But there is this blanket cultural idea that we don't pay...

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