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    The creation of new nursing support roles has blurred the boundaries of registered nurses’ roles and raises questions of accountability and delegation. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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    The University of the West of Scotland is using role play simulation in its moving and handling training so that student nurses learn to incorporate person-centred approaches

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    Selecting continence products for people with dementia should be based on a holistic assessment. An evaluation found that pant-style products promote dignity and independence in patients with mild-to-moderate dementia

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    A review summarised by a National Institute for Health Research Signal examines whether enriching hospital food with energy or protein can improve nutrition in older people in hospital

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    Introducing new roles, such as that of nursing associate, is challenging. This literature review offers guidance to leaders and workforce planners, and comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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    The normal ageing process brings about changes to the cardiovascular system that mean the heart works less efficiently. What exactly happens and why?

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    Nutritional deficiencies are one of the risk factors for developing pressure ulcers. As part of the Stop the Pressure campaign, NHS Improvement has published useful resources to help staff reduce patients’ risk

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    An acute orthopaedic ward in Nottingham has reduced falls, pressure ulcers and complaints using enhanced supervision and #EndPJparalysis. This article explains how staff are keeping patients physically mobile and socially engaged

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    Healthcare-associated infections are costly for healthcare providers and can have devastating consequences for patients. A new online unit from Nursing Times Learning focuses on key principles of infection prevention and control

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    The normal ageing process brings about changes to the respiratory system which mean older people are at increased risk of respiratory tract infections. What exactly happens and why?

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    The many functions of the digestive system are differently affected by age, making older people more prone to gastrointestinal conditions

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    Like all body systems, the renal system goes through an inevitable decline in its function as the body ages, but in the absence of disease it will function adequately throughout life

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    Like all body systems, the nervous system goes through inevitable age-related changes, including a loss of brain cells, but ageing does not necessarily lead to confusion or dementia

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    Normal age-related changes to the eyes and ears mean older people gradually see, hear and balance less well. Regular testing to detect common sight and hearing pathologies is essential

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    Ageing negatively affects hormone secretion by the glands of the endocrine system, which makes older people more prone to insomnia, fractures, diabetes and cognitive changes

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    Age brings about changes to the male and female reproductive systems that lead to loss of fertility and the physical and psychological symptoms of the menopause and andropause

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    Age brings about changes to the immune system that mean older people are less able to defend themselves against infection from foreign pathogens

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    The creation of new nursing support roles has blurred the boundaries of registered nurses’ roles and raises questions of accountability and delegation. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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    The University of the West of Scotland is using role play simulation in its moving and handling training so that student nurses learn to incorporate person-centred approaches

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    Selecting continence products for people with dementia should be based on a holistic assessment. An evaluation found that pant-style products promote dignity and independence in patients with mild-to-moderate dementia

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