Issue : 11 September 2013
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Why do we support a duty of candour?Subscription
One of the aims of Speak Out Safely is to persuade the government to introduce a statutory duty of candour in the NHS. Shaun Lintern explains why
Think nursing will be easy? Think againSubscription
Studying as a student nurse has been a great experience that I wouldn’t change for anything.
Do you worry about keeping on top of assignments, placement, portfolio, exams…? Let Lisa ease your worries with these simple tips
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Thank you for choosing learning disability nursing – or did it choose you?
A paediatric nurse involved in a pioneering scheme to recognise and treat allergies in young children as early as possible has won a prestigious national award.
Nurses and other frontline NHS staff are being asked to tell their patients their name, as part of a campaign launched by a terminally ill doctor on the popular social media website Twitter.
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Jane Sayer as its new director of nursing, quality and patient safety.
“Graphic images don’t deter young smokers,” says BBC News, reporting that picture warnings depicting the dangers of smoking have little impact on underage smokers.
“Being too clean could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s,” The Sun has reported, while the Daily Mail reports that “an obsession with being too clean and hygienic could lead to a higher risk of dementia”.
The Mail Online suggests there could be a “cure” for Down’s syndrome, saying that scientists have “discovered a way to reverse the learning difficulties caused by the condition”.