Issue : 24 April 2012
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Why do you want to be a nurse? It’s the million pound question asked of every prospective student nurse in their university admission interview.
Preventing type 2 diabetes by cutting obesity levels in teenagers is vital to ensuring that the health service is not put under further strain in the future, new research has shown.
Two thirds (61%) of young people with cancer visited GPs with at least one of the most common cancer symptoms - yet for a third (28%) their doctors took no action, according to new research.
Scent sprays to trigger appetite and wristband alarms are among key innovative designs which have been unveiled to help people with dementia.
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The Nursing and Care Quality Forum has launched a call for views from the profession.
NHS Direct has asked the Department of Health to get involved in a row over the transfer of nurses to the new non-emergency NHS 111 telephone number.
The health service’s efficiency chief has said it is “disappointing” that only one foundation trust has so far moved away from the Agenda for Change pay framework – and added that nursing jobs will change “radically” in the coming years.
During my first year at university training to be an adult nurse I have had a number of clinical placements in a variety of specialties from out of branch placements to core hospital placements such as an orthopaedic elective ward.
Campaigners have been arguing it for years but now a study has revealed children and teenagers agree that cigarette and tobacco packages have been designed to appeal to them.
Midwives and other staff at a Northumberland hospital maternity unit are currently in the midst of a baby boom.