Issue : 14 February 2012
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Everything you need to know about preceptorshipSubscription
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How to decode a job advertSubscription
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Expectant mums in north more likely to smokeSubscription
Midwives are being asked to deliver more information on the dangers of smoking whilst pregnant, as figures show a high number of expectant mothers are exposing their babies to smoke.
Lessons learned from Florence Nightingale could prevent the spread of harmful bugs by allowing “friendly” bacteria into hospitals, an expert has claimed.
Weight training 'eases Parkinson's symptoms'Subscription
People with Parkinson’s disease could benefit from a programme of weight training, new research suggests.
A group of nursing staff have been suspended from a children’s ward following a complaint that a baby was restrained, it has been reported.
First practice nursing course accredited by RCGPSubscription
A Plymouth University course has become the first nursing programme to be accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
An underactive thyroid treatment is being investigated over fears it could make patients ill when they switch between products.