Issue : 17 April 2012
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We discussed whether nursing is completely to blame, or society is playing its part. You can read it again here
A drug will not be available to treat breast cancer on the NHS after it was unclear whether it improved survival rates, a watchdog has said.
Keeping babies warm may ease injection painSubscription
The recommended techniques to ease babies’ pain when administering injections could be wrong, according to new research.
NHS staff vote for more action over pensionsSubscription
The government is on a fresh collision course with public sector workers over its controversial pension reforms after more industrial action was called by NHS staff and civil servants.
A student nurse is campaigning to lower the age for cervical cancer screening after being diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 20.
Exclusive: London hospitals could be run with 2,700 less nurses if they were more efficient, confidential research obtained by Nursing Times claims.
Vicki Leah and Katherine Fenton explain why effective clinical leadership is vital to ensure dignified care
A&E nurse selected to carry Olympic torchSubscription
An accident and emergency sister has been chosen to carry the Olympic torch during part of its journey through London later this year.
The prime minister David Cameron has announced the next phase of the Nursing and Care Quality Forum, which he set up to investigate how to improve nursing and care standards. He has named its 22 members.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s has acknowledged it will need to recruit up to eight nurses and healthcare assistants a month to prevent a repeat of the staff shortages it experienced in 2011.