Issue : 12 June 2013
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Charity launches updated Alzheimer's resourceSubscription
The Alzheimer’s Society has published a revised guide to activities for people with dementia aimed at healthcare professionals.
Glass risk sparks alert of asthma treatmentSubscription
A drug alert has been issued over the risk of glass particles in some batches of an asthma treatment.
There are currently around 400,000 people in England who have survived cancer between ten and 20 years after diagnosis, according to new research.
Cornwall to get Admiral nurses for first timeSubscription
Admiral Nurses are to be introduced in Cornwall for the first time, it has been announced.
#NTtwitchat live debate: do nurses need to take more individual responsibility for patient safety?VideoSubscription
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The head of the NHS in England is facing renewed calls to quit over the use of pay-offs to prevent “whistleblowers” speaking out publicly about concerns over patient safety.
Advising patients who have had a myocardial infarction to eat diets rich in oily fish may have only a limited impact on reducing their risk of a future cardiovascular event, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Taking a short 15-minute walk after meals could help older people to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Doctors in England and Wales have seen a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for conditions linked to obesity.
Determined and dedicatedSubscription
Lori Manning won several awards while still a student, despite thinking she would never be able to become a nurse