Due to the personal nature of the care sector, patient safety is the single most important issue for all care home owners and managers. Due to several recent high profile cases of abuse and poor service, the sector and its workers, yet again, find themselves in the spotlight when it comes to safety and training.Read More
This year sees the first ever World Health Organisation’s Global Strategy for Viral Hepatitis, which sets a goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.
Let's join together on World Hepatitis Day (28 July) to make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement.Read More
Not everyone communicates in the same way and it is important that you make sure that you are able to communicate with the people you support in the best way for them.Read More
Unless you’ve been living on a different planet the past couple of years, chances are you’ll have heard or read about the concept of MINDFULNESS. Developed from a 2,400-year-old Buddhist practice, mindfulness is a form of meditation used as a therapeutic technique that involves being more aware of - and in - the present moment.Read More
It is important that all employers have a guide in place to help staff in the transition of the nmc revalidation and help raise awareness for Nurses and midwives.Read More
Cancer is not one disease with one treatment… there are approximately 200 different types of cancer, each has its own name and its own treatment and many different symptoms of cancer for each type.
Knowing how your body normally looks and feels, can help you be aware of any changes that could be caused by cancer.
It is extremely important that you are aware of any unexplained changes to your body, i.e. the appearance of a lump, blood in your urine or stools, a change to your normal bowel habits. All of these symptoms could be something other than cancer, but you should see your GP as soon as possible, so they can investigate the symptoms you are suffering and make a diagnosis and see if cancer treatment is needed.Read More
- Each day, tell yourself you can handle this challenge. When you start thinking about it, consider the many people who have it harder than you, i.e., people who are dying of starvation, living in a war zone, people, due to lack of human rights, have no freedom.