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Millions 'depressed by body image'

Millions 'depressed by body image', say campaigners


Millions of people in the UK are depressed because of the way they think they look, according to a new campaign aimed at changing attitudes to body image.

Teach care home residents to administer own drugs, says NICE

Teach care home residents to administer own drugs, says NICE


Care home staff should place residents at the heart of decisions about their medication and support them to administer it themselves where possible, according to new draft quality standards from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?


Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

“One in five child deaths ‘preventable’,” reports BBC News.

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How it was fifty years ago

Watching some episodes of Melvyn Bragg’s series ‘Reel History’ on BBC television recently about the start of the NHS and the opening of the M1 Motorway, I was reminded of the time I was driven by ambulance on the newly constructed M1 Motorway from London to Birmingham when I was working as a staff nurse at the Bedford General Hospital in 1959.

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Just One of the Kids

Just One of the Kids: Raising a resilient family when one of your children has a physical disability


‘This book is ideal for any parents or carers who are caring for children with physical disabilities.’

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