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  1. Event
    The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) is delighted to invite you to a free online event for the Long Covid Nurse Expert Group Re-launch. The Long Covid nurse expert group was set up by the QNI to examine issues and practice related to the management of Long Covid in community, primary care and social care settings. Find out more about the Long Covid Nurse Expert Group Sign up for the event If you have any queries about the group or event, contact Eve Thrupp
  2. Event
    The conference aims to bring all the Directors, Specialists, Professors, Doctors, Scientists, Academicians, Healthcare professionals, Nurses, Students, Researchers, Business Delegates, Industrialists to share the knowledge, experience, challenges, innovations, and trends encountered in the field of nursing, healthcare and patient safety. Register
  3. News Article
    Ministers are being warned of a mounting workforce crisis in England’s hospitals as they struggle to recruit staff for tens of thousands of nursing vacancies, with one in five nursing posts on some wards now unfilled. Hospital leaders say the nursing shortfall has been worsened by a collapse in the numbers of recruits from Europe, including Spain and Italy. The most recent NHS figures reveal there are about 39,000 vacancies for registered nurses in England, with one in 10 nursing posts unfilled on acute wards in London and one in five nursing posts empty on mental health wards in the
  4. News Article
    The US Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has expressed its shock that the Tennessee (TN) Board of Nursing has recently revoked RaDonda Vaught’s professional nursing license indefinitely, fining her $3,000, and stipulating that she pay up to $60,000 in prosecution costs. RaDonda was involved in a fatal medication error after entering “ve” in an automated dispensing cabinet (ADC) search field, accidentally removing a vial of vecuronium instead of VERSED (midazolam) from the cabinet via override, and unknowingly administering the neuromuscular blocking agent to the patient.
  5. Content Article
    Nursing Matters: Patient safety – learning from our mistakes on Apple Podcasts Patient safety – learning from our mistakes - Nursing Matters | Podcast on Spotify
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    NHS trusts in London are looking to dilute their intensive care nurse-to-patient ratios due to workforce shortages, according to a leading critical care nurse. Nicki Credland, chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses, told HSJ’s Patient Safety Congress that trust leaders in London have discussed relaxing the ratios from one nurse per patient, to one nurse per 1.75 patients. ICU staffing ratios have been intermittently diluted throughout the covid pandemic, but this has previously been used as a temporary measure. Ms Credland, a keynote speaker at the event on Tue
  7. Community Post
    Subject: Looking for Clinical Champions (Patient Safety Managers, Risk Managers, Nurses, Frontline clinical staff) to join AI startup Hello colleagues, I am Yesh. I am the founder and CEO of Scalpel. <www.scalpel.ai> We are on a mission to make surgery safer and more efficient with ZERO preventable incidents across the globe. We are building an AI (artificially intelligent) assistant for surgical teams so that they can perform safer and more efficient operations. (I know AI is vaguely used everywhere these days, to be very specific, we use a sensor fusion approach and deplo
  8. Event
    Pediatric Nursing aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Global Summit on Pediatric Nursing. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Pediatric Nursing. Register
  9. News Article
    More than 600,000 cancer patients in the UK are facing treatment delays or missing out on vital support because of a shortage of specialist nurses, a new report from Macmillan Cancer Support reveals. One in five of all those living with cancer (21%) are lacking dedicated support. The NHS is suffering from a “shocking” shortfall of 3,000 specialist nurses in England alone, according to the analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support. As a result, cancer patients are struggling with medication, having hospital appointments cancelled because there are not enough staff or experiencing devastati
  10. News Article
    New data from NHS Digital on the latest vacancy statistics shows as of June 2021 there were 38,952 registered nurse vacancies across the health service, with the Royal College of Nursing saying news of worsening nurse shortages should “stun” ministers into taking action. RCN England director, Patricia Marquis, has said: “As health and care services head into what will be a very difficult winter, this should stun ministers to address the rising number of nursing vacancies and prevent further risk to patient care. After the pressures from the last 18 months we also know that many experienc
  11. News Article
    This interview with April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN, a critical care nurse, discusses how Nurse Practitioners are changing healthcare, the likelihood of all states granting full practice authority to NPs, and what the American Association of Nurse Practitioner members can expect from her for the next two years. Read full story. Source: American Medical Association, 16 August 2021
  12. News Article
    Selena Brash, a clinical team lead with the East Hampshire school nursing team, has spoken out about the controversial plans to cut back public health nursing services in Hampshire. Ms Brash, in response to the Hampshire County Council plans to save £6.8m from its public health budget, started a petition earlier in the summer calling for increased funding “to protect the provision of school nurses”, warning that cuts to to public health school nursing services would “result in a detrimental effect on children and young people’s health and wellbeing, with lifelong consequences”. “If t
  13. News Article
    Vaccinated nurses will now be expected to return to work instead of isolating as new rules are set to relax. In a letter on the latest rule change from NHS England chief nursing officer Ruth May, chief people officer Prerana Issar, and medical director for primary care Dr Nikita Kanani said “Fully vaccinated staff and students who are identified as a contact of a positive Covid-19 case will no longer be expected to isolate and will be expected to return to work.” Staff returning to work are required to have been double jabbed, have no Covid-19 symptoms and receive a negative PCR test
  14. Content Article
    The components of this manual include: A survey of Canadian healthcare workers Global environmental scan of peer support programs Creating a safe space: Confidentiality and legal privilege for peer support programs Creating a safe space: Best practices for workplace peer support programs in healthcare organisations Creating a safe space: Peer support toolkit.
  15. News Article
    New data has revealed as many as 14 million people could be on NHS waiting lists in England by the autumn of 2022 unless action is taken now to avoid this outcome. The Royal College of Nursing has confirmed these latest figures confirmed the “immense task that lies ahead” for the profession saying that more investment is needed to help tackle the waiting list crisis. In response to the analysis, Patricia Marquis, RCN England director, said: “These figures confirm the immense task that lies ahead for health and care services in recovering from the pandemic.” Read full story.
  16. Community Post
    Way back in March I applied to re-join the NHS to help with COVID-19. I am a mental health nurse prescriber with an unblemished clinical record. I have had an unusual career which includes working in senior management before returning to clinical work in 2002. I have also helped deliver several projects that achieved nation recognition, including one that was highly commented by NICE in 2015, and one that was presented at the NICE Annual Conference in 2018. Several examples of my work can be found on the NICE Shared Learning resource pages. Since applying as an NHS returner. I ha