Guidance for nursing staff. This updated Royal College of Nursing guidance sets out children’s and young people’s rights concerning restrictive physical intervention and clinical holding in health care settings within a legal, moral and ethical framework.
Children’s endocrinology covers a wide range of illnesses and disorders, varying from minor disorders to severe life-threatening conditions. The need for specialist children’s endocrine services is paramount, and it is suggested that patients would benefit from the care provided by specialist children’s endocrine nurses. This framework has been designed to help guide endocrine nurse specialists with decisions and inform appropriate care of a child or young person and their family.
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This report describes the lack of clear roles, responsibilities and accountability for workforce planning and supply in England. In reality, this means that the health and care workforce is not growing in line with increasing population need for health and care services, and there are large numbers of vacant posts throughout the system. This impacts upon patient safety and outcomes, and leads to a challenging working environment for staff. To resolve this, we make the case for this to be resolved through legislation, alongside additional investment in the nursing workforce and a national health and care workforce strategy for England. The RCN is clear, it is no longer the time to be discussing whether legislation is needed, instead, we should also be focussed on how we go about securing these necessary changes in law.
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As a UK-wide organisation, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) recognises that climate change undermines the very foundations of our health.
This guidance provides tools and approaches to remove barriers at work for health care professionals for with long-term conditions, physical impairments, mental ill health and neurodiversity. It has been created based on the lived experience of the RCN Peer Support Group.
Liver disease is now the fifth most common cause of death in the UK and nurses are integral to making an impact on liver disease. This updated framework describes the professional standards expected of practitioners when caring for people with liver disease including liver transplantation. It is designed to support practitioners in a clear, consistent and evidence-based format to reflect their specialist knowledge and skills. This edition includes competencies for liver transplantation. This publication is supported Norgine Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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