Issue : 14 July 2008
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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) can be used to treat patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to Cochrane Researchers.
Rosemary Cook honoured by universitySubscription
Manchester Metropolitan University has honoured one of the UK’s top nurses, Rosemary Cook CBE.
Jessica Corner takes the reins at SouthamptonSubscription
The University of Southampton has appointed Professor Jessica Corner as head of its new School of Health Sciences.
Providing Support for Hepatitis C PatientsSubscription
Opal Greyson, clinical nurse specialist in viral hepatitis at the Royal London Hospital, has developed a “buddying scheme” to match hepatitis C patients from similar backgrounds
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A&E figures confirm rise in violent crimeSubscription
A&E nurses are increasingly dealing with both the victims and perpetrators of crime, a UK study has confirmed.
Proposals to transport surgical instruments across the south west of England to decontamination supercentres have been described as ‘environmental madness’ by unions.
STIs continue to rise unabated in youngSubscription
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in young people continue to rise, the Health Protection Agency has warned.
Global warming will lead to more kidney stonesSubscription
Global warming may result in an increase in kidney stone incidence, according to US researchers.
The government must do more to improve public health services and has made only 'slow progress' on reducing alcohol misuse and obesity, according to a new report.