Issue : 12 June 2013
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Call for ban on maternity ward sales repsSubscription
Mumsnet has called for a ban on the practice of allowing sales reps onto NHS maternity wards to target new mothers.
MP accuses NHS chief over use of gagging ordersSubscription
Hospitals have spent £2m on more than 50 gagging orders preventing staff speaking out, a Freedom of Information Act request has revealed.
Nurses should note the possibility of patients presenting with bone fractures having suffered violence at the hands of a partner, research has suggested.
All hospital patients aged over 65 should be considered to be at high risk of falling and have an appropriate care plan drawn up, according to guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Health care professionals have been issued with new NICE guidelines concerning the treatment of patients who have a disability caused by stroke.
A network supporting nurses use social media and a major Midlands acute trust have become the latest trusts to back our Speak Out Safely campaign.
Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust has announced it is to invest of over £3m to increase its nurse staffing levels and introduce wholly supervisory ward sisters and charge nurses across all its acute inpatient wards.
60 seconds with...Opal Greyson, hepatitis C specialist nurse at Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable HospitalSubscription
We talk to Opal Greyson, hepatitis C specialist nurse at Bedford Hospital and Luton and Dunstable Hospital, who has been a nurse for 17 years.
An expert diabetes nurse in Norfolk has taken on a new role to help diagnose patients with a rare form of diabetes.
Vitamin D 'linked to hypertension'Subscription
Low levels of vitamin D can trigger high blood pressure, a study has shown.