Bid to rid mental health nursing of stigma from Nurse Ratched
A mental health nurse has told how outdated and dark portrayals of the speciality, such as in film One Flew Over the Cuckoo ’s Nest, still hang over the profession and must be debunked. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Wolverhampton nurse to do dizzying wing walk for charity
A children ’s community nurse and her friend, both from Wolverhampton, have signed up to undertake a wing-walk for charity and are urging others to join them in their cash-raising adventure. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN backs newspaper campaign to protect children online
The Royal College of Nursing has become one of three royal colleges to back a new campaign by a national newspaper to protect children using social media. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Mandatory learning disability training on cards for all nurses
The government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disabilities and autism training for all nurses in England.   (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Yorkshire nurses to pedal to Paris for new children ’s scanner
Two specialist nurses from a hospital in Bradford are set to take on a “bike ride of a lifetime” to help raise money to buy a new scanner for young patients. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Roma the Movie: The Hidden Drama of Domestic Workers
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 18 2019 (IPS)Roma, a 2018 Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is currently on a triumphal journey through the world. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the best director and best foreign language film at the Golden Globe Awards, best director and best picture at the Critics´ Choice Awards, best film, best direction and best cinematography at the British Academy Film Awards. Furthermore, Roma has a record high ten nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards (The Oscars). Not at all bad for a black-and-white movie, which appears to have been d...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Arts Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Kenya: Relief for Patients After Embu Nurses Call Off Strike
[Nation] Nurses in Embu County's public health facilities have called off their strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: 3,700 Striking Nurses Face Disciplinary Action, Warns COG
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 3,700 nurses out of 5,631 working in 11 counties affected by the on-going strike are yet to resume duty in defiance at President Uhuru Kenyatta's directive to return to work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

EMS Today: Meet Women Leaders in Today's Emergency Services
On Thursday at EMS Today 2019, join a diverse group of women in EMS and Fire Service agencies who have been successful in achieving leadership positions - and careers that support the delivery of emergency services. Each will discuss their path to success as well as the obstacles they face along the way. Their experience and advice will help you succeed in advancing your role in EMS and your career. Panel Moderator: W. Ann “Winnie” Maggiore, JD, EMT-P, Attorney/Paramedic, Butt, Thorton & Baehr, P.C. Panelist(s): Dannie Myers, EMT-P, RN, CCRN, Critical Care Nurse, EMS Educator and Blogger, Rescue Chic Angel...
Source: JEMS Operations - February 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Operations EMS Today Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Inside Maria College's new nursing center
Maria College has opened a new $1 million, 6,500-square-foot nursing center on campus. The new space houses a nurse’s station, a medication room, two skills labs, a simulation suite and two debriefing classrooms. "To ensure that our academic programs meet evolving health care needs, we are in the midst of a strategic expansion plan that includes this new high-tech nursing educati on center," said Maria College president Thomas Gamble in a statement. Check out the slideshow above to see inside… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Mike DeSocio Source Type: news

American Academy of Nursing on policy position statement: disaster preparedness for older adults - Spurlock WR, Rose K, Veenema TG, Sinha SK, Gray-Miceli D, Hitchman S, Foster N, Slepski-Nash L, Miller ET.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Protective factors that buffer against the intergenerational transmission of trauma from mothers to young children: a replication study of angels in the nursery - Narayan AJ, Ippen CG, Harris WW, Lieberman AF.
This replication study examined protective effects of positive childhood memories with caregivers ("angels in the nursery") against lifespan and intergenerational transmission of trauma. More positive, elaborated angel memories were hypothesized to buffer ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Uganda: Govt, Uhrc Investigate Caning of Nursing Students
[Monitor] Bushenyi -Investigations into caning of nursing students at Ishaka Adventist Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery have been completed and findings will be released this week, a health ministry official has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Council Orders Governors Not to Deduct Nurses Union Dues
[Nation] Union boss Panyako issues seven-day ultimatum and threatens to take council chairman Oparanya to court (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cottages at Otter Creek Collected in $5.7M Deal
Apartments in west Little Rock, a future nursing home site in Benton, Faulkner County pastureland and a future car lot in Bryant form this week’s quartet of million-dollar real estate transactions. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New CNO: We must grow undergraduate nursing supply
The workforce implementation plan must lead to an increase in the undergraduate supply of nurses while retaining current NHS staff, England’s chief nursing officer has said. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ward leaders key to safety as new roles introduced, says chief nurse
Ward leaders are key to maintaining patient safety as new staff roles join the workforce this year, the new chief nursing officer for England has told HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Royal colleges back calls for online duty of care
Nurses, psychiatrists and paediatricians say social media companies must do more to protect children Related items fromOnMedica We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Doctors urge ban on children buying caffeinated energy drinks NHS investment in child health will reap rewards Child mental health service unfit and in crisis Alarming rise in numbers of teenage girls who self-harm (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Managing Risk for Nurse Anesthetists
(MedPage Today) -- Six tips to keep your patients -- and yourself -- safe (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Workplace bullying of urology residents: implications for the patient and provider - Chowdhury ML, Husainat MM, Suson KD.
Introduction OBJECTIVE: To elucidate whether urology residents in the United States feel bullied by nurses, how respected they feel at work, and whether this impacts personal and patient care. METHODS: We distributed an IRB-approved online, validat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Malaysian nurses' attitudes toward suicide and suicidal patients: a multisite study - Siau CS, Wee LH, Adnan TH, Yeoh SH, Perialathan K, Wahab S.
The aim of this study was to examine Malaysian nurses' attitudes toward suicide. Nurses from five hospitals participated in this study. Studying the attitudes of nurses toward suicidal patients and its application to nursing professional development practi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An exploratory study of police officers: low compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue - Grant HB, Lavery CF, Decarlo J.
Background: Compassion fatigue, or the physical, mental, and emotional state experienced by professionals that assist others in distress, has been well documented in several caring professions such as nurses, firefighters, and emergency medical tech... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"It doesn't freak us out the way it used to": an evaluation of the domestic violence enhanced home visitation program to inform practice and policy screening for IPV - Burnett C, Crowder J, Bacchus LJ, Schminkey D, Bullock L, Sharps P, Campbell J.
The Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation (DOVE) intervention used in the Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting Intervention Enhanced With mHealth Technology (RCT: R01HD071771) is a nurse-lead evidenced-based intervention that has been shown to decrease viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nurse Navigators Aid Outcomes After Heart Attack Discharge
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Use of nurse navigators can improve care coordination and outcomes following hospitalization for an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Practice nurses called on to adopt standards for end of life care
GP surgeries can now display a “daffodil mark” as a sign of commitment to improving end of life care, as part of a new partnership between the Royal College of General Practice and the charity Marie Curie. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

CNO regains lost status through key government advisory role
The chief nursing officer role in England will once again have a place at the table in Whitehall following pressure from campaigners, it has been confirmed to Nursing Times. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Community provider wins decade-long deal for nursing services
An NHS trust in London has welcomed a new contract to deliver community health and social care services in Ealing, to support people to receive treatment closer to home. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN members embark on grassroots safe staffing campaign
“We are nurses and we can do this” was the rallying cry from Royal College of Nursing president Anne Marie Rafferty, as members launched a crusade against dangerous understaffing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Penn Nursing names first director of innovation
The director will be responsible for keeping Penn 'at the forefront of innovation in nursing.' (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

A critical moment NHS staffing, trends, retention and attrition
Key points from this annual report analysing staff profile and trends in the NHS workforce include the fact that the number of GPs, nurses and health visitors are falling and that International recruitment remains vital but constrained by the uncertainties of Brexit. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse has tummy fat injected into her face using 'bum lift' technique to combat agonising disease
Amy Daniels, 51, of Wisconsin, suffers with scleroderma, which causes scarring and poor circulation. The mother’s fat was enriched with her own stem cells before being reinjected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A nursing home patient 'rotted to death' under nurses' care, Ohio attorney general says
Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients in their care, including one who died as a result of the nurses' actions, Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse has procedure similar to the Brazilian bum lift to transfer fat from her stomach to her FACE
Amy Daniels, from Wisconsin, suffers with scleroderma, which leaves scarring and poor circulation. The mothers fat was enriched with her own stem cells before being reinjected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Midwives win award for providing ‘virtual’ birthing experience
A team of midwives in Hull have won a national award for offering parents-to-be a virtual experience of labour and birth. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Kenya: Resume Work or Face Contempt Charges, Sicily Kariuki Tells Nurses
[Nation] Striking nurses face contempt of court charges if they do not resume work by Friday 8am, Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Decreasing Urologic Complications Related to Uncontrolled DM Decreasing Urologic Complications Related to Uncontrolled DM
Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus can contribute to urologic problems. Could the use of continuous glucose monitoring systems help reduce the incidence of these complications?Urologic Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kenya: Boinnet Warns Striking Nurses Who Frustrate Return-to-Work Order
[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Police Service Inspector General Joseph Boinnet has assured nurses willing to resume work of their safety, vowing to crack the whip on protesting nurses with intent to obstruct colleagues reporting back to work on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: England's new CNO pledges to boost pride in nursing
The new chief nursing officer for England has vowed to foster greater positivity about the profession and to promote a “contemporary” image of nurses and midwives by stamping out old stereotypes. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Dr. Mags Portman, HIV Prevention Pioneer, Dies from Mesothelioma at 44
Dr. Mags Portman, a British trailblazer in the fight to prevent and control HIV, died Wednesday after a two-year battle with mesothelioma. She was 44. Portman was lauded for triggering a significant reduction in HIV diagnoses throughout the United Kingdom by her work as a researcher, clinician and outspoken advocate. She earned international acclaim for her work as an HIV consultant at London’s Mortimer Market Centre, a progressive sexual health clinic that made pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) a reality in the U.K. Portman played a key role in the 2014 study at The Royal London Hospital that proved the efficacy of t...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 14, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Fleet of electric cars eases hospital stay for young patients
The children ’s wards at both the James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital now have a fleet of five electric cars. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Regulator ’s decision to up fees sparks union criticism
Operating department practitioners and members of 15 other health and care professions will see their annual regulation fee increase after a decision by the Health and Care Professions Council. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Safety and pensions up front as women ’ s conference opens
UNISON’s national women’s conference opened in Bournemouth this afternoon with a debate on safety for the social care workforce. One delegate described how, as a nurse, she had seen a patient with severe medical problems that cause difficult behaviour, putting the patient themselves and those working them at risk. To help avoid this, the hospital uses a private agency to supply extra staff, but having a different carer every day exacerbates the problems – and all in the name of profit. Jenny Martin from the West Midlands took the opportunity to remind delegates of the ongoing struggle by Birmingham care w...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 Women's Conference equality health and safety pensions State pensions WASPI women members Source Type: news

Women ’ s conference opens with a range of debates
UNISON’s national women’s conference opened in Bournemouth this afternoon with a debate on safety for the social care workforce. One delegate described how, as a nurse, she had seen a patient with severe medical problems that cause difficult behaviour, putting the patient themselves and those working them at risk. To help avoid this, the hospital uses a private agency to supply extra staff – but having a different carer everyday exacerbates the problems – and all in the name of profit. Jenny Martin from the West Midlands took the opportunity to remind delegates of the ongoing struggle by Birmingham ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 Women's Conference health and safety pensions State pensions WASPI Source Type: news

UK researchers helping seek stem cell ‘cure’ for back pain
A multi-million pound “revolutionary” research project has been launched to regenerate damaged spinal discs and cure back pain at a university in Sheffield. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Malawi: Hospital Sends Nurse On 'Forced Leave' for Failing to Help Pregnant Woman Deliver
[Nyasa Times] A nurse at Mpala Health Centre in Mulanje has been sent in forced leave pending a decision by the ministry of Health after she allegedly turned back a pregnant woman who wanted to deliver at the health facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Maternity and neonatal care receive cash boost in Scotland
Maternity and neonatal care in Scotland is set to benefit from a £12m cash injection, as part of a drive to transform services across the country. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RCN in Wales announces appointment of new director
The Royal College of Nursing in Wales has announced the appointment of Helen Whyley as its new director with immediate effect. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Early, Nurse-Directed Sepsis Care
Sepsis is one of the leading causes of hospital mortality and readmission. For the past 20 years, sepsis research has focused on best practices for treating patients with the most severe manifestations of sepsis, while the treatment of patients outside of critical care or ED settings, who have early or less severe signs and symptoms of sepsis, have received little attention. This project demonstrates that using nurse-directed care to promote timely identification and early treatment of sepsis in the ED and in inpatient settings can improve bundle adherence and reduce in-hospital sepsis-related mortality rates. (Source: Cur...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Where's the Bird Flu? Bugs as Medicine; NYC Nurses Take to Streets
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New framework for maternity support workers ‘brings clarity’
An official framework for the maternity support worker role in England has been launched in a bid to provide clarity about the post and highlight how the career can be advanced. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 14, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news