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NMC reveals new checks for overseas nurses from outside EU

27-Aug-2014

Nurses and midwives who completed their training outside Europe are to face new assessments of their eligibility to work in the UK, it has been announced.

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Hospitals must promote healthy food to their staff, says government

30-Aug-2014

Hospital trusts must provide healthy eating options for their staff as well as patients, under new rules on food quality in NHS organisations.

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All nurses must be alert to spot 'shameful' return of TB

29-Aug-2014

All nurses, especially those in community settings, have been called on to be aware of the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis, which is making a concerning comeback in some parts of the country.

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CNO calls on all nurses to broach lifestyle change with patients

29-Aug-2014

Improving the general health and lifestyle of patients is “really everybody’s business” and nurses should not underestimate the influence they have, according to the chief nursing office for England.  

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Hospitals must promote healthy food to their staff, says government

30-Aug-2014

Hospital trusts must provide healthy eating options for their staff as well as patients, under new rules on food quality in NHS organisations.

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Depressed cancer patients ignored

Majority of cancer patients with depression get no treatment

28-Aug-2014

Large numbers of cancer patients experience depression and many receive no treatment for it, according to researchers, who say nurse-led intervention may be the answer.

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Depressed cancer patients ignored

Majority of cancer patients with depression get no treatment

28-Aug-2014

Large numbers of cancer patients experience depression and many receive no treatment for it, according to researchers, who say nurse-led intervention may be the answer.

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Text technology proving to be major aid to school nurses

29-Aug-2014

Use of technology is making a “massive difference” to school nursing, especially engaging with boys, according to the Department of Health’s director of nursing.

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The big question: should there be more restrictions placed on the use of e-cigarettes?

28-Aug-2014

The World Health Organisation has recently said that electronic cigarettes should face greater restrictions on their use, sale and promotion.

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'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

'I listened but I didn't HEAR'

28-Aug-2014

One of the most commonly encountered situations we deal with as managers is when our junior nurses ‘make errors’. 

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