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The nurse's role in patient nutrition and hydration

WEBKey points. Nutrition and hydration are key aspects of patient care. Over the past 150 years there have been a number of changes in the roles and responsibilities of nurses in …

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Reflecting on health and wellbeing as a student nurse: a personal

WEBThis article presents a reflection of my personal health journey since starting university as a student nurse. Focusing on social, physical and psychological aspects of …

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What are Compassion in Practice and the 6Cs of nursing

WEBBackground. Compassion in Practice: Nursing, Midwifery and Care Staff Our Vision and Strategy was a policy document published by NHS England in December 2012.. It was …

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‘Urgent action is needed to arrest the decline in nurses working in

WEBThere has been much welcome talk around public health this week, largely due to the inclusion in the King’s Speech of the previous government’s incremental ban on smoking …

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‘Communication: an essential skill in healthcare’

WEB01 December, 2017. NT Contributor. It is widely accepted that good care requires good communication, but this does not always translate in practice, says Moi Ali in an …

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Improving health literacy to support better health outcomes

WEBKey points. Low health literacy is a barrier to good health, contributing to health inequalities. People with low health literacy are less likely to adopt healthy behaviours. Health literacy …

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Should nurses be expected to role model healthy

WEBThree arguments are often proposed for the expectation that nurses should be healthy role models. First, nurses should have healthy lifestyles that can be seen as credible by …

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How health coaching can help patients manage their own health

WEBEmpowering people to make and sustain healthy lifestyle choices could help reduce the burden of long-term conditions. Health coaching encourages patients to play a more …

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‘Nurses have an essential role in promoting accurate health …

WEBNurses are well placed to promote and deliver health messages during and after the coronavirus pandemic, to patients and the wider public. However, there is much more to …

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How a health promotion model reduces disabling complications of

WEBHealth promotion activities must include socially empowering and enabling activities (Tones, 2000). The strategy used as an example here is based on the The National Service …

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‘Let’s talk about inclusivity in healthcare’

WEBFor my article this month, I want to talk about something I feel very strongly about. One of the strengths of the UK is the diverse nature of its population; its multicultural and …

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Communication skills 1: benefits of effective

WEBKey points. It is estimated that the effects of poor communication cost the NHS over £1bn a year. Effective communication enhances patient experience and reduces complaints. It can boost nurses’ self-confidence and job satisfaction, as well as reduce workplace stress.

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Communication 5: effective listening and observation skills

WEBListening is not a passive activity. Mindfulness can help nurses to focus on patients and improve their active listening skills. Also in this series. Communication skills 1: benefits …

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De-escalating anger: a new model for practice Nursing Times

WEBSubscribe. You are here:Mental health. De-escalating anger: a new model for practice. 25 July, 2016By NT Contributor. The LOWLINE approach to de-escalating anger draws on …

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‘Urgent’ investment needed in school nursing amid long NHS waits

WEBThe survey, published today by NHS Providers, has laid bare the scale of the challenge facing children and young people’s services, and has prompted fresh calls for …

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‘Active listening encourages patients to share their perspective’

WEBActive listening shows empathy for others, shows you are a thoughtful listener and helps to encourage patients to share their perspective and engage in collaborative care. "It is …

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King’s Speech: health leaders welcome plans but expect more

WEBLegislation affecting health and social care feature in the plans Sir Keir Starmer’s new government has for the country, which were outlined today by King Charles II during the …

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A model to improve safety on acute inpatient mental health wards

WEBIn addition, there has been a steady increase in the number of incidents involving illicit drugs on acute mental health wards. As early as 2002, there was considerable concern …

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Creating accessible healthcare environments for people with …

WEBChallenging environments. Creating an environment that all patients can access is a guiding principle for the NHS. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) guidance …

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Early mobilisation 1: risk factors, complications and costs of

WEBReview. Early mobilisation 1: risk factors, complications and costs of immobility. 15 March, 2021. This is the first article in a five-part series which explores the complications …

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Government urged to launch independent inquiry into NMC

WEBNurse leaders have called on the government to launch an independent review into the UK nursing regulator, following a shocking report that identified a toxic and dysfunctional …

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Improving the hydration of hospital patients Nursing Times

WEBWakeling J (2011) Improving the hydration of hospital patients. Nursing Times;107: 39, early online publication. Dehydration occurs when the body loses fluids at a greater rate than …

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Using the SKIN Bundle to prevent pressure ulcers Nursing Times

WEBWhitlock J et al (2011) Using the SKIN Bundle to prevent pressure ulcers. Nursing Times;107: 35, early online publication. Every year up to 20% of patients in acute care in …

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