Issue : 1 September 2008
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Opinion is split among intensive care doctors over government proposals to drastically alter organ donation laws.
Radio presenters have been criticised for glorifying binge drinking in a report commissioned by the Department of Health.
Mental health ignorance is worryingly widespread among the nation’s young people, according to a recent survey.
Essex walk-in centre extends its hoursSubscription
Colchester NHS walk-in centre in Essex is set to extend opening hours on weekends and bank holidays.
West Park Hospital in Darlington is to begin hosting a bi-monthly outpatient clinic for deaf people suffering from mental illness.
Two Outreach Children’s Nurses in Yorkshire have been praised for their efforts in setting up a schme that provides children with complex treatment at home.
Ibuprofen first choice for febrile childrenSubscription
Nurses should use ibuprofen as a first choice when trying to treat fever in children, according to researchers from Bristol University.
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Hospital ward closure prompts union angerSubscription
A trust in Yorkshire has been criticised by union bosses for closing two wards at a hospital.
Exercise may help patients at risk of dementia improve their memories, a study has shown.