Issue : 15 May 2012
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Route map launched to help vasculitis treatmentSubscription
Tips on living with rare auto-immune diseases and how to access government benefits are included in a new guide put together by a charity and doctors.
Changes to the 999 call handling system before the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee could save at least 150 lives each year, the Department of Health has said.
More than a third of people prescribed drugs for high cholesterol are putting themselves at a dramatically increased risk of heart problems by failing to take their medication for the condition, a health charity has warned.
Free parenting classes are not a “nanny state” policy, David Cameron insisted as he unveiled a number of initiatives aimed at helping families.
The Royal College of Nursing is “prepared to take the government on” in its plans to impose regional pay in the NHS, according to the college’s chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter.
Examples of poor nursing care are happening too often, Sir Keith Pearson told the Royal College of Nursing Congress yesterday.
New health visitors are to recieve “enhanced training” to help mothers with postnatal depression, te government has announced.
Almost one in three diabetic hospital patients experience medication errors that can cause dangerous blood glucose levels, a report has found.
New guidance on orthopaedic pin sites Subscription
Guidance on the effective care of orthopaedic pin sites and infection prevention has been published by the Royal College of Nursing.
The Royal College of Nursing says it “deplores” violence against health professionals and will act directly to broach the issue with governments around the world.