Issue : 13 August 2014
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I recognised a huge gap in care of the dying and need for the doula role, says Hermione Elliott
GPs are still giving out antibiotics to treat coughs and colds, the Mail Online, The Daily Telegraph and BBC News report, as a study reveals efforts to curb antibiotic use has had “mixed success”.
A senior nurse at a nursing home where a frail elderly woman died following a medication mix-up has been given a formal warning.
Lack of vitamin D almost halves the chances of conceiving for women undergoing IVF treatment, a study has found.
A treatment for people with chronic hepatitis C has been given draft approval for use in the NHS, after the drug’s manufacturer agreed to reduce the price.
Can you advise this student nurse?
Disappointment follows draft ruling not to allow NHS access to hormone drug before chemotherapy in prostate cancer patients.
This week I was in a meeting where people were discussing the importance of emphasising the breadth of nursing practice to both the profession and the public.
Former nurse to take her seat in LordsSubscription
A former nurse from Gloucestershire is among 22 new life peers announced by 10 Downing Street.
GP practices that persistently provide inadequate services will face closure if they fail to improve within a year, the Care Quality Commission has announced.