Issue : 10 December 2014
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An extra £2.5m will be invested in specialist nursing and care, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced today.
As the new year begins we are almost obliged to reflect upon the past year and develop expectations for the year ahead, and in this case I expect a lot.
Women who have experienced, or are at risk of, mental health problems should get extra support before, during and after their pregnancy, according to updated guidance for the NHS.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the anti-clotting drug dabigatran (Pradaxa) as an option for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
The community nursing charity Queen’s Nursing Institute has released its calendar for 2015, featuring nursing photographs from the early years of the NHS.
Michael Fanning joined Croydon Health Services NHS Trust as its new interim director of nursing on 9 December.
A new five-year plan to reduce suicide and self-harm in Wales has been unveiled for consultation by the Welsh Government.
Funding has been announced for eight pilot schemes to test innovative new services for children and young people with mental health issues.
Staff and patients at a community hospital in north Norfolk have welcomed a visit with a difference from Father Christmas.
In my last blog before Christmas, I wanted to spare a thought for all of the nurses and health care staff who are working over the festive period.