Issue : 12 October 2016
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A registered mental health nurse from Wilmslow is celebrating after being shortlisted for two national awards.
TV documentary to tell story of Seacole statute Subscription
A TV documentary, to be broadcast this week, will tell the story of nursing pioneer Mary Seacole and the long but ultimately successful struggle to have a statue erected in her memory in London.
Nurses are “too often under-valued and their potential under-estimated”, according to a group of MPs who argue that developing the profession globally would help drive world health.
Cumbria County Council has outlined plans for radical changes to children’s public health services, which would reduce the number of health visitors, scrap the traditional school nursing service and shut down the family nurse partnership scheme.
Clinicians at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust have launched a weekly “surgery school” designed to prepare patients mentally and physically for procedures.
Videos to support nurses with discussing baby death Subscription
Nurses and other care specialists in Scotland are getting extra support on having discussions with parents in one of the most difficult situations they will experience – stillbirths or neonatal deaths.
Diagnosis of cancer as a medical emergency leads to poorer prognosis for many patients, regardless of tumour stage, and is not just a problem for the NHS, according to UK researchers.
Organisations should check whether they have faulty versions of the automatic external defibrillator models LIFEPAK CR Plus and LIFEPAK EXPRESS, according to a safety alert.
Four commonly-prescribed blood pressure drugs may increase the risk of patients developing mood disorders, such as depression or bipolar disorder, according to UK researchers.
“Cervical cancer: gap between screenings ‘can be increased to 10 years’,” The Guardian reports.