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Can restorative clinical supervision positively impact the psychological safety of midwives and nurses?

The delivery of health care is not always high quality, with reports highlighting failings and poor patient experiences and outcomes. The implications of poor quality and unsafe care can be...

An exploration of undergraduate nursing students' experiences of mentorship in an Irish hospital

The aim of this study was to explore undergraduate nursing students' experiences of mentorship while in hospital clinical placements..

Towards net zero: reducing the carbon footprint of nursing uniforms

Many factors contribute to the carbon emissions of the NHS – which produces 4-5% of the UK's total carbon emissions (NHS, 2020 – from its day-to-day processes to the environmental impact of...

Is nurse education too focused on acute care?

As in secondary care, there is an abundance of unfilled vacancies in community nursing. Specialist community practitioner (SCP) courses in district nursing (SCPDN), child nursing (SCPCN), and...

Past cases provide basis to improve patient safety education and training

One way to reflect on errors is to look at closed legal claims and examine the causes of litigation. This is a valuable exercise, as it enables a wealth of important detail to be obtained. Solicitors...

Leave of absence under the Mental Health Act 1983

‘Grant to any patient who is for the time being liable to be detained in a hospital under this Part of this Act leave to be absent from the hospital subject to such conditions (if any) as that...

Being a compassionate leader

‘A compassionate leader is someone who uses a high level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence to truly listen to what people tell them, then responds with empathy and action that makes a...

Working in partnership to implement change in wound dressings use

The aim of the project at South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust was to ensure that changes in the wound care service would provide wound management that considered foremost patient...

Real-time image-sharing to educate a patient with lymphoedema on self-care: a case study

The study protocol was approved by the medical ethics committee of the University of Tokyo (#2020287NI) and the authors gained written consent from the patient..

Holistic care of patients with diabetic foot ulcers during the COVID-19 era: integration of Henderson's Need Theory

This review used online databases including Scopus, SAGE, SpringerLink, ProQuest, PubMed, CINAHL, and Google Scholar.

Impact of prolonged PPE use on Canadian health professionals

The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore the impact that prolonged PPE use has on the skin integrity of Canadian health professionals. The two research questions posed were:.

The influence zone: a critical performance measure for negative pressure wound therapy systems

The published work of the author and his research group, to determine the strain sensitivity threshold that triggers or promotes the collective migration of fibroblasts, revealed that 0.5% strains are...

Moisture-associated skin damage: a framework to guide decision making

The authors propose using the TIME Clinical Decision Support Tool (CDST) (Moore et al, 2019) to approach MASD effectively. TIME stands for:.

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