Issue : 1 July 2015
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Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness MonthSubscription
This July is Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month.
Nurses concede NHS not 'patient-centred' enoughSubscription
Care in the health and social care sector is not person-centred, according to the outcome of a nursing debate organised at London South Bank University last night.
A new nursing and support service is being launched to provide support for teenagers with cancer.
The Royal College of Nursing has warned that proposed cuts to public health funding and short-term decision making risked “storing up” serious problems across the NHS, ahead of next week’s budget.
Care home sector facing nurse recruitment crisisSubscription
Nurse recruitment in care homes has reached crisis point, with warnings that managers are struggling to compete with the NHS for staff amid a national workforce shortage.
Hospices are being called upon to adopt a culture of “rehabilitative palliative care” so they can support patients to “live well” in addition to caring for them in their last days of life.
Using GPS technology to keep track of patients with dementia allows them to be more independent while also reducing anxiety among relatives and carers, according to Norwegian researchers.
Guidelines for chronic obstructive lung disease over-diagnose older men and under-diagnose younger women, claim two UK respiratory experts.
The government is considering changing the duty of candour law just three months after it came into effect, following a threat of judicial review by a patient charity.
Vitamin B12 supplements offer no benefits for neurological or cognitive function in older people with moderate vitamin B12 deficiency, according to UK study funded by the government.