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Issue : 13 November 2007

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  • OH staff face massive training feesSubscription

    News12 November, 2007

    OCCUPATIONAL health nurses must enrol on courses costing £800 to say on the NMC register.

  • Men targeted for chlamydia testsSubscription

    News12 November, 2007

    A NURSE-LED strategy has been set up to increase the number of men treated for sexually transmitted infections.

  • Thousands march for NHSSubscription

    News12 November, 2007

    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

    News12 November, 2007

    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

    News12 November, 2007

    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

    News12 November, 2007

    News In Brief

  • Elderly accept phone monitoringSubscription

    News12 November, 2007

    Older patients with chronic heart failure find nurse-led telephone monitoring an acceptable part of their monthly routine, suggests a small Australian study.

  • Heart failure specialist nurses prove their worthSubscription

    News12 November, 2007

    Support from a heart failure nurse specialist significantly increases patient compliance with non-pharmacological interventions, say researchers.

  • Slow resuscitation ‘unfair on patient’Subscription

    News12 November, 2007

    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

    News12 November, 2007

    Lung cancer experts have called on the government to pilot a UK screening programme.