Why should nurses accept that violence and aggression is an accepted part of their working lives? Workplace violence has been defined as mistreatment, threatening behaviour or insults, including physical and psychological violence. Scottish researchers looked at 10 years of media reporting about violence towards nurses. They found that reporting in the media was superficial when […]
There are many reasons why nurse stop working. It may be the shifts you have to work or the people you work with. A nurse may feel unappreciated in their work for a variety of causes. Sometimes nurses feel that work just makes them “sick to their stomach.” A French study reports that to the […]
1.2 billion peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVC) are inserted every year across the world.
It is always hard to step on the weight scale. There is the anxiety that comes from not knowing if the sacrifices that were made this week were worth it.
During the course of a working day, nurses participate in banter, gossip. teaching, flirting, verbal insults and professional exchanges. Often between themselves and the myriad of health professionals that present on the ward.