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Oral health deteriorates during hospital stays

5Aug

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New research suggests that oral health deteriorates during hospitalisation and is associated with an increased risk of malnutrition in older patients. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology1 provides the latest evidence that oral health is being overlooked in hospitals, … Continue reading

  

RCN wants longer hospital visiting hours

26Sep

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has stated that it would be beneficial for the patient if hospital visiting hours were extended. Peter Carter from the RCN believes that this is not about relatives performing tasks that nurses are employed … Continue reading