Scientists have developed an improved test to predict how long women with breast cancer may live and which treatments may work.
Women who suffer painful swelling in an arm following breast cancer treatment should be encouraged to exercise, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
This Week's Practice
Meningococcal disease is the leading cause of death from infection among children and young people in the UK, and it is difficult to recognise and treat
Although a common and usually self-limiting skin condition, impetigo needs to be treated effectively to prevent recurrence and the spread of infection
Emmeline McArdle, a nurse from Kent, knows only too well the devastation that meningococcal B meningitis (MenB) and septicaemia cause.
Last week’s announcement that an apprenticeship route into nursing is to be developed has caused quite a stir.
In the hotseat
We want to make the NHS a better place to work, and be transparent about improvements and failings, says Dean Royles
Behind the Rituals
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Nursing Book club
‘It would be an ideal addition to any collection routinely involved with educating students primarily within their university segments of teaching’
Wellbeing strategies can help you cope with whatever life throws at you
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The health service has nearly 4,000 fewer senior nurses than it did just four years ago, according to a report by the Royal College of Nursing.
The “old days” where clinical errors were not disclosed must give way to an environment that allows staff to be trained and supported in “admitting, reporting and learning fully from mistakes”, according to an independent review for the government.
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E-cigarettes are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to smoking. However, it is still not clear whether they are a safe and effective way of quitting
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60 seconds with...Ann Casey, senior nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Establishments at University College Hospitals Foundation Trust
We talk to Ann Casey, senior nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Establishments at University College Hospitals Foundation Trust, who has been qualified for 30 years.
Diabetes UK’s Professional Conference starts today in Liverpool.Barbara Young, Chief Executive of Diabetes UK, tells Nursing Times why the charity’s foot campaign is still a priority.
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