Nursing

NICU nurse on having the 'greatest job' in the world, even on the bad days

Sandy Content has been a NICU nurse for 10 years. She believes God brought her to the NICU after her twin daughters were born at 24 weeks and 1 day.

Health

Nursing initiative to boost services

A education programme for advanced nursing practise led by University College Cork will play a leading role in transforming the country’s health …

News (Ireland)

Springfield nurse practitioner accused of operating clinic without license

<b>UPDATE @ 1:50 p.m.</b><p>A Springfield nurse practitioner is under investigation for allegedly operating a pain management clinic without an appropriate …

Corruption

New research says drinking alcohol is not bad at all for nursing mothers!

Women are always extra careful during their pregnancy's, and more so when they begin breastfeeding their babies, and are always advised to not …

Pregnancy

Revealed: How families are missing out on up to €25k in nursing home reliefs

Large numbers of people who have relatives in nursing homes are failing to claim generous tax reliefs because they find the system confusing.

News (Ireland)

State Wipes Inspections Of Troubled Nursing Homes From Its Website

Just under three months ago, Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration took nursing home inspections off its website, according to the Miami …

Health Care

Florida used to post inspections of troubled nursing homes. It has scrubbed the website.

MIAMI — On a good day, Olga Vasquez would dress up in the morning, apply makeup and stand in the hallway at her Hialeah Gardens nursing home, helping …

University adds new training module for nursing students after attacks

A “unique cluster” of attacks against nursing students by patients last year prompted the University of Alberta to incorporate a new training module …

Canadian News

Massive fire engulfs nursing home near Philadelphia

At least 20 people were injured in the fire while residents were wheeled out on beds and in wheelchairs at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community.

HSE looks at nursing support in school

The HSE is conducting a second review of the need for nursing supports at a special school in Kerry after ignoring the recommendations of a previous …

News (Ireland)

Why Texas’ Healthcare System Is One of the Worst in the Country

You don’t want to be sick in Texas.<p>The federal government's latest National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR) gives the Lone Star …

Health Care

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Britt Lawson, a registered nurse from Pittsburgh, traveled to Washington in January to serve as a volunteer medic for a weekend of protest activities …

Liberal View

'We are a force to be reckoned with': voices of newly qualified nurses

Those entering nursing now are faced with increased responsibility in a challenging NHS environment. Here’s what they think<p>‘I finish most shifts feeling guilty and remember things I didn’t have time to do’<p>Nursing isn’t what I expected it to be, there’s never enough time for patient contact which …

Health Care

Violence between residents in nursing homes can lead to death and demands our attention

Some preventable deaths in nursing homes are a result of aggression between residents. This most commonly occurs in people with dementia, our new …

Cognitive Impairment

Thunder Bay clinic to hire more staff, see more patients, extend office hours

The Lakehead Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic will now be able to take on 1,600 new patients<p>Health care professionals at the Lakehead Nurse …

Health Care

Care home nurses costing up to '£1,000 per shift'

<b>Care home providers are paying up to £1,000 per shift for an agency nurse to cover rotas, it has been claimed.</b><p>A report by Scottish Care, which represents private care providers, found they were increasingly reliant on agency staff to plug staffing gaps.<p>It said about a third of nursing posts in care …

Health Care

Parent or caregiver? What the feds' EI changes mean for you

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos says that changes to the Employment Insurance program, first announced as part …

Canadian News

What is a nurse? Baffling number of job roles leaves patients and bosses confused

Because the job title is not protected, anyone can call themselves a nurse. It diminishes the work of the highly trained staff on the NHS frontline<p>If you walk into a hospital, care home or GP surgery in England today, you might see someone who calls themselves a nurse. But are they a nurse? What …

Health Care

Daughter of woman verbally assaulted in viral nurse video speaks

The daughter of a Hammarsdale woman allegedly verbally abused by a St Mary's Hospital nurse - who was caught on a now-viral video - is consulting …

Viral

Careworker conditions to be put to the vote

Swiss voters will decide on whether to improve pay and working conditions for careworkers, after the Swiss Careworkers Association handed in enough …

Health Care

KQED

Six weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, roughly 70 percent of the U.S. territory remains without power. Last month the Registered …

Puerto Rico

Vegas shooter’s brother threatened to kill nursing home employees

The younger brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly threatened to kill employees at a California nursing home — telling them, “Dont’ …

Crime

Vegas Shooter's Brother Threatened to Kill at Nursing Home

The brother of Vegas shooter <b>Stephen Paddock</b> has employees at an assisted living facility afraid for their safety because of his threatening behavior, …

Crime

Registered nurse for president!

The United States of America, home of the free and land of the great. So many have died attempting to flee from war, dictatorships, and poverty to …

Health Care

Cancer charity appoints online nurse to combat 'fake news'

<b>A charity is aiming to combat "fake news" about cancer on the internet by appointing a full-time nurse to provide accurate information.</b><p>Macmillan said two-fifths of people with cancer looked up information about their diagnosis on the internet.<p>It said unverified sites were often leaving patients …

Cancer

Beautiful moment nurse sings dying patient’s favourite song at her bedside

<b>This is the beautiful moment a dedicated nurse sings a dying patient’s favourite song by her bedside.</b><p>It is the same song Margaret Smith, 63, wants …

Megan Smith

House Calls program could be making a dent in number of seniors visits to ERs

It has been years since the days doctors carried their black medical bags and treated patients in their Regina homes.<p>Except now a team of medical …

Health Care

This Nurse Singing to a Dying Patient Will Remind You There Are Amazing People in This World

"She's my angel"<p>In an absolutely heartbreaking Facebook post, nurse Olivia Neufelderher is shown singing to patient, Margaret Smith, 63, as she passes away from liver cancer. Smith's daughter, Megan, shared the video, writing, "This nurse sat with my mom for hours while the medicine from too much …

The brand that pioneered “leisurée” is now upgrading nursing bras

Lively, the company behind the soft leisurée-style bras and bralettes, is somewhat of an internet darling, thanks to its cool-girl vibe, …

Lifestyle

'Cloak of privacy' keeping nursing home abuse secret, advocate says

Seniors advocate Norm Bossé calls for changes after a CBC News investigation into nursing home abuse<p>New Brunswick's advocate for seniors wants the …

New Brunswick