Issue : January 2010
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Our resident US nurse Sara Morgan wonders why nurse uniforms are the subject of such heated debate in the UK
Nursin' USA - Language barriersSubscription
Our resident US nurse Sara Morgan wonders would more men go into nursing in the UK if the inherently feminine titles such as ‘sister’ and ‘matron’ were eliminated?
Millions of people in their seventies could be vaccinated against shingles, according to several newspapers. The news is based on a recommendation from the government’s independent committee on immunisation. It says there may be benefits in vaccinating the elderly against the virus that causes the painful skin condition.
If found to be cost-effective, a shingles vaccination programme could be rolled out protect around four million patients aged 70-79.
Nursin' USA - Lessons from across the pondSubscription
In the first of a new series looking at the differences between nursing in the UK and the US, Sara Morgan talks about tricky hospital corners.
Football legend David Seaman officially launched a unique mobile cancer information unit in Barnsley this week.
An award winning North Tyneside project to reduce kerbside drinking among young people is holding a national ‘learning day’ to share its innovative work with others.
Nursing Times award winners on the role of practice educators in infection control
RCN chief visits modernisation hospitalSubscription
Dr Peter Carter has visited King’s Mill Hospital to meet nurses during the hospital’s modernisation programme.
Out of hours GP complaints pass 500Subscription
Complaints about out of hours GP care have risen by more than 50 per cent, latest figures have shown.