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Issue : 11 February 2008

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  • Health visiting in IndonesiaSubscription

    Focus19 February, 2008

    After 18 years supporting families in Gloucester as a health visitor, Jo Clements wanted a new challenge on her retirement. She is now in her third year working to improve maternal and child health in eastern Indonesia, where in rural communities, malnutrition remains a major cause of disease and death among under-fives.

  • Health visiting in IndonesiaSubscription

    Focus18 February, 2008

    After 18 years supporting families in Gloucester as a health visitor, Jo Clements wanted a new challenge on her retirement. She is now in her third year working to improve maternal and child health in eastern Indonesia, where in rural communities, malnutrition remains a major cause of disease and death among under-fives.

  • Call for nursing diplomas to remainSubscription

    News15 February, 2008

    Nursing should not be a degree-only profession, Unison has claimed in response to an NMC consultation.

  • Payment by results must recognise qualitySubscription

    News15 February, 2008

    The payment by results system that pays hospitals according to their activity levels must recognise care standards, the RCN has claimed.

  • Review of London health service ends soonSubscription

    News15 February, 2008

    Londoners are being urged to contribute to a major review of the capital’s health services, which finishes in three week’s time.

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    RCN Wales director Tina Donnelly discusses a plans to shake-up A&ESubscription

    Interviews14 February, 2008

    Three-minute interview with Tina Donnelly, director of RCN Wales, on new plans involving nurses to take the pressure off Accident and Emergency.

  • From Ward Manager to Case ManagerSubscription

    Focus14 February, 2008

    Caroline Trinder explains why she gave up her position as a ward manager to put her clinical and nursing skills to good use in a new role as case manager with independent rehabilitation services provider, Kynixa.

  • Neonatal unit hit by fatal infectionSubscription

    News14 February, 2008

    A Manchester hospital has closed its neonatal unit to new admissions after a baby with a rare infection died and another contracted the same condition.

  • Ground-breaking programme for those with coronary diseaseSubscription

    Share nursing ideas14 February, 2008

    The Heart Manual Programme has repeatedly shown it can offer patients great gains in quality of life, writes lead nurse at Edinburgh’s Astley Ainslie Hospital, Louise Taylor

  • Breakthrough in pre-eclampsia testSubscription

    News14 February, 2008

    UK researchers have discovered a way of diagnosing pre-eclampsia, a condition which affects almost one in ten pregnancies and can be fatal.

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