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Critical Care Nursing

News and practice for critical care nurse specialists



Does mandatory training have to be boring?

1-Jul-2015

In his book Do No Harm retired neurosurgeon Henry Marsh described the irritation of taking time away from his work to sit though mandatory training.

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'Supercooling' may extend life of transplant organs

'Supercooling' may extend life of transplant organs

BBC News reports on a new method to keep donated organs fresher for longer: “supercooling”.

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Ambulance

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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