Issue : 12 January 2010
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Tuberculosis 1: exploring the challenges facing its control and how to reduce its spreadSubscription
Rates of tuberculosis have increased in the UK over the last two decades. Nurses must focus on active case finding and preventing transmission in high risk groups
A third of frontline NHS staff in England have been vaccinated against swine flu, according to latest figures from the Department of Health.
The European working time directive is leading to advances in nursing practice but is putting some patients in danger, a Nursing Times survey has revealed.
Community nurses happier with streamlined KSFSubscription
A refined version of the knowledge and skills framework is helping community nurses in Yorkshire to be more productive and feel happier in their roles.
Trusts not to raise staff car parking costs Subscription
Staff should not have to pay significantly higher hospital car parking costs as a result of scrapping the charges for patients, the government has confirmed.
General practices could improve clinical outcomes if they employed more nurses per number of patients, the latest UK research suggests.
Ignoring warning signs is 'criminal'Subscription
Nurses who “actively choose” not to use early warning scores to spot deteriorating patients should face disciplinary action, the senior nurse lead for a new patient safety campaign has told Nursing Times.
Tories want nurses to commission servicesSubscription
Nurses could be given power over commissioning decisions under Conservative Party plans to devolve power to the frontline, Nursing Times can reveal.
A global resource can enable nurses to translate healthcare evidence into practice at a local level. A project looked at how it was implemented and evaluated
A research article and news story about student nurses and bedside care produced a phenomenal response on nursingtimes.net. Here study authors Helen Allan and Pam Smith speak out