Issue : 12 March 2014
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The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved solifenacin 6mg/tamsulosin 0.4mg (Vesomni) for use in NHS Scotland.
Oral glucosamine supplements do not lessen knee cartilage deterioration among patients with chronic knee pain, a short-term study has concluded.
We want a relationship with our registrants that is based on trust, not checklists, says the Health and Care Professions Council’s Anna van der Gaag
The depth of feeling surrounding the announcement that healthcare assistants are to be able to become registered nurses via apprenticeship schemes is backed by the figures.
Leading NMC council member to step downSubscription
Professor Judith Ellis has announced her intention to step down as a member of the nursing regulator’s ruling council on 30 June.
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Diabetes nurses being 'pushed to breaking point'Subscription
Diabetes care is being pushed to breaking point because of a “dramatic shortage” of specialist nurses, according to a new analysis.
A game-based training tool to support people caring for patients with swallowing difficulties has been launched this week.
An innovative new toolkit for treating hypoglycaemia, designed by diabetes specialist nurses, has been rolled out across Cornwall’s largest hospital this month.
ANP appointed to innovative new role in DevonSubscription
An advanced nurse practitioner has been appointed to an innovative new role in Devon that is intended to break down barriers between academia and practice.