Journal Article / mobile technology / nurses / nursing / patient safety

Care at just a touch

Originally posted on Patient Safety Horizon Scanning:
Source:  Nursing Standard vol/iss 27/44 pp. 22-3. Follow this link for abstract Date of publication:  July 2013 Publication type:  Journal article In a nutshell:  This article looks at an electronic observation system called Wardware, which is used on iPod Touch devices. NHS trusts are endeavouring to make better use of information…

Journal Article / nursing / research / stroke / stroke rehabilitation / Systematic Review

Nursing practice in stroke rehabilitation

The aim of this systematic review was “To identify and synthesise the available research evidence in order to generate an explanatory framework for nursing practice in stroke rehabilitation.” Read the full abstract here: Continue reading

district nurses / home care / Journal Article / nursing / patient satisfaction / research / surveys

Patient satisfaction in home health care

A review of the literature, published in Journal of Clinical Nursing, looking at the reliability and validity of measurments of patient satisfaction in home care. It concludes that measurement frameworks are still in development stages. View the abstract at Continue reading

compassion / dignity / health visitors / improvement / medical directors / midwives / NHS / nursing / nursing directors / public health / quality / values / Web Page

The 6Cs Live! website (Care, Compassion, Communication, Competence, Commitment and Courage)

6Cs Live! offers support and encouragement to nurses, midwives and care staff committed to improve the quality of their service and the experience of their patients and celebrates their success. Continue reading