Issue : 10 May 2011
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Cameron not planning to back down on NHS reformsSubscription
The prime minister has restated the case for the government’s NHS reforms and sought to clarify the plans for competition in the NHS.
Tony Bonser’s son died of cancer, he wishes that he could have talked more about dying with a nurse …
How to respond to complaintsSubscription
Giving patients the opportunity to raise queries cuts complaints, says Kay Fawcett
ICU nurse jailed for £113,000 fraudSubscription
A critical care nurse who worked hundreds of shifts for a private agency while on paid sick leave from the NHS has been sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment.
Nurses at a busy southern acute trust have pledged to treat every patient like a member of their own family as part of an initiative celebrating international nurses day.
Oestrogen-lowering drugs can be used to spare women with breast cancer from the emotional and physical trauma of mastectomies, according to research.
Yorkshire trust reviews supplies spendingSubscription
A primary care trust in South Yorkshire has responded to calls to reduce the amount paid out by the NHS on basic supplies by reviewing its spending habits.
Staff cuts 'affecting patient care'Subscription
Staff reductions and increasing workloads are causing patient care to suffer, nurses and midwives have revealed.
From care on the battlefield to cancer research, Marian Coliof tells us how his work still save lives