Issue : 12 March 2013
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As many as one in seven women could have postnatal depression, The Daily Telegraph reports, citing one of the largest screening studies of the condition carried out in recent times.
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‘Surgery shock’ announces the Daily Mirror, warning that, ‘150 patients woke up during operations last year and many couldn’t alert the doctor.’
Giving all nurses a voiceSubscription
Jayne Parker knows it is crucial to speak out about issues affecting students and newly qualifieds and urges others to represent their peers
NHS launches library of smartphone appsSubscription
A library of NHS approved smart phone “apps” has been launched by the NHS Commissioning Board.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched new guidance for fertility nurses, who are increasingly taking on more clinical responsibilities and providing nurse led care.
Drugs that could help people ‘to live to 150’ could soon be a reality, according to headlines in The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail.
“What have you been doing today, Dad?” asked my daughter in an attempt to distract me from suggesting she do her homework. I fall for it none the less.
60 seconds with...Natalie Forrest, director of nursing at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS TrustSubscription
We talk to Natalie Forrest, director of nursing at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, who has worked in the profession since 1987.
There are claims across the media that antibiotic resistance is a ‘ticking time bomb’, with the Daily Express claiming “Superbug threat ‘ranks alongside terrorism’”.