Issue : 13 November 2007
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OH staff face massive training feesSubscription
OCCUPATIONAL health nurses must enrol on courses costing £800 to say on the NMC register.
Men targeted for chlamydia testsSubscription
A NURSE-LED strategy has been set up to increase the number of men treated for sexually transmitted infections.
Thousands march for NHSSubscription
AROUND 7,000 people marched through central London this month in support of the NHS ahead of its 60th anniversary next year.
Assaults on staff show 5% dropSubscription
THERE has been a 5% drop in the number of reported attacks on NHS staff, according to latest figures.
Trust sacks nurse for speaking outSubscription
A COMMUNITY psychiatric nurse has been dismissed by Manchester Health and Social Care Trust after speaking out about her employer in the press.
Clinical News In BriefSubscription
News In Brief
Elderly accept phone monitoringSubscription
Older patients with chronic heart failure find nurse-led telephone monitoring an acceptable part of their monthly routine, suggests a small Australian study.
Support from a heart failure nurse specialist significantly increases patient compliance with non-pharmacological interventions, say researchers.
Slow resuscitation ‘unfair on patient’Subscription
The practice of using ‘slow codes’ to resuscitate extremely ill patients is undignified and can prolong suffering, argues a nursing academic.
Call to screen for lung cancerSubscription
Lung cancer experts have called on the government to pilot a UK screening programme.