Issue : 13 November 2007
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Online centre opens to all mentorsSubscription
A new online resource for nurse mentors has been launched by Napier University, a nurse education centre in Scotland.
Funding for child only mental health bedsSubscription
The government has announced £31m to increase bed capacity and facilities for child and adolescent mental health services in England.
Call for better diabetes support in schoolsSubscription
Every school in England should have a policy on how to work with school nurses, teachers, support staff and paediatric teams to combat diabetes, according to a report.
Schizophrenia linked with appendix ruptureSubscription
Patients with schizophrenia are almost three times as likely to suffer from a ruptured appendix, a study has shown.
Award to study US neuro careSubscription
Two senior staff from Glenside Manor, an organisation providing specialist neuro-rehabilitation services in England, have been awarded a scholarship to study brain injury recovery centres in America
BHF funds academic nurse postSubscription
The British Heart Foundation has funded a new academic nurse post at the University of Glasgow in an attempt to combat the problem of heart disease in Scotland.
Three minute interview with Sue Cowdy, Macmillan lung cancer nurse specialist at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and member of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition (UKLCC).
Bowel care seriesSubscription
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Kent trust dismisses HCAsSubscription
Two healthcare assistants have been dismissed by Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, following last month’s damning report into standards at the Kent trust.