The NHS is to face a second day of strike action, as unions continue their dispute with the government over health service pay.
A specialist in both cancer and dementia care was last night revealed as this year’s Nursing Times Nurse of the Year in front of hundreds of other members of the profession.
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This Week's Practice
Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis
Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis
Nurses often play a key role in administering medicines from anticipatory prescriptions to patients near the end of life. This article summarises a study of their experiences
Taking into consideration individuals’ differing beliefs and levels of confidence in their ability to change their behaviour can improve the impact of health promotion messages
Self-management education programmes may be of limited benefit to people with osteoarthritis
Nursing Book club
‘I am sure that there are many well discerning women (and men) like my wife who will thoroughly enjoy this book.’
Managers should know how to act when employees have problems outside work
A pilot looking at treating prostate cancer away from cancer centres and at home had a major impact on capacity, cost, patient satisfaction and experience
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This week's issue
What will it take for people to realise that making money out of other people's misery is utterly unacceptable?
It’s Hallowe’en again, and as sure as ghouls emerge from graveyards, we have another crop of “hilarious” costumes making a joke out of mental illness.
Leading nurse whistleblower Helene Donnelly has urged the profession to support fellow workers to ensure “much-needed” nurses and carers do not leave their posts.
Poll of the Week
November 2014 is the first ever ‘Stop the Pressure’ month.