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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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Lorna-Stephens

Cops, robbers... and nurses

2-Sep-2014

As a custody nurse, Lorna Stephens cares for people who have anything from diabetes or drug dependency issues to depression

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Front line Alzheimers

Frontline Alzheimer’s

16-Sep-2014

This book is an essential read for anyone considering or already working as a paid carer, or training to be nurse. I stress “paid” carer – because this indicates a choice to enter this “world”. 

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Mark-Radcliffe

'Initial NHS contact can affect patients’ opinions of nurses'

Apparently I have to have a wisdom tooth removed. “It’s facing completely the wrong way,” the dentist said, as if I had somehow arranged for it to grow in the direction of Belgium on purpose. “I’ll refer you to the dental hospital - don’t hold your breath.”

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Poll of the Week

Providing new hope for people with mesothelioma

Providing new hope for people with mesothelioma

11-Sep-2014

How do provide care and guidance to patients who have no chance of a cure, and who are statistically likely to have little more than months to live?

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