Issue : 12 June 2013
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'How competent do you feel as a student nurse?'Subscription
Are we given good enough training to be competent as qualified nurses? Mikey Whitehead, children’s student nurse editor, shares his views …
Student nurse, Oluwafemi Faniku, thinks student nurses have alot to offer
The image of nursing is at an all-time low, says Claudine Wetherall
A former nurse with an incurable asbestos-related disease is calling for anyone who worked with her to come forward with information about the hospitals she worked at in the 1960s and 1970.
“A new test can reliably tell if an unborn baby has Down’s syndrome without putting it at risk,” Metro reports.
The community and social care trust that employs former Mid Staffordshire nurse and whistleblower Helene Donnelly has given its support to our Speak Out Safely campaign.
Women who live in poor areas are less likely to have their breasts screened for signs of cancer, officials said.
Call to introduce earlier HPV testsSubscription
Carrying out a virus test before traditional cervical screening could prevent around 600 cases of cancer a year in England, research suggests.
'Gene machines' to cut scan timeSubscription
Two “gene machines” that have been installed at a children’s hospital will cut the time it takes to scan for rare and inherited genetic disorders from a year to just days, doctors have said.
Living with undiagnosed dementiaSubscription
My phone rang and I walked quickly out of the office to start what I knew was going to be a difficult conversation.