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  • 27 Feb 2019

    Catheter Care

    Publication Code : 007 313

    Publication aiming to encourage widespread adoption of the National Occupational Standards across all NHS and independent health care sectors, by enabling a full understanding of the standards and providing quality care for patients. This publication is supported by B. Braun, BD Medical, Coloplast and Wellspect.

  • 21 Feb 2014

    Improving hospital care for older people

    Publication Code : 004362

    Key messages for commissioners and NHS hospital providers.

  • 15 Nov 2012

    Safe staffing for older people's wards

    Publication Code : 004301 ISBN : 9781908782182

    Toolkit providing a simple, practical way to explore nursing staff levels on older people's wards, or wards where the large majority of patients are older people, and to determine whether they meet the RCN recommendations for safe care.

  • 17 Sep 2012

    Safe staffing for older people

    Publication Code : 004280 ISBN : 9781908782151

    Report builds on the existing RCN guidance and the series of recommendations published earlier this year to address issues such as diluted skill-mix on older people's wards.

  • 3 Jun 2008

    An ageing population

    Publication Code : 003222

    This publication is past the review date. Please use with caution. Resource pack considering the education and practice preparation of nursing students in the context of an ageing population and aims to promote the need for leadership, effective mentoring, best practice and positive images of nursing older people.

  • 19 Dec 2007

    Caring in partnership

    Publication Code : 003195 ISBN : 9781904114833

    Publication emphasizing the importance we place on promoting nurses' contribution to meeting the needs of older people and ensuring their health and wellbeing, and reviews the progress of work surrounding our Nursing Older People Strategy.

  • 6 Dec 2006

    Two years on: Caring in partnership

    Publication Code : 003102 ISBN : 1904114407

    Booklet detailing the progress made during 2005-06 in promoting the contribution nurses can make to meeting the needs of older people and ensuring their health and wellbeing, as well as identifying the actions to be taken in 2006-07.

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