Issue : 14 June 2011
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Bare midriffs banned at hospitalSubscription
A hospital trust has warned staff against wearing clothes that expose their “midriff” or “excessive cleavage”.
The Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust’s specialist stroke service has launched a scheme to treat recovering patients in their own homes.
Morag Olsen has been appointed acting chief executive of Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust.
A fifth of deaths in the year following a heart attack could be avoided if new drug ticagrelor was used instead of the standard treatment, a study suggests.
Improving appointment systems and clinic times could increase the number of younger women attending smear tests, while older women need education on the importance of screening, experts say.
Government proposals to hand prizes to doctors who support nurse-led research have been slammed by a prominent nurse researcher.
Unite has responded to the Future Forum report today by claiming that NHS privatisation is still on track, despite protests by health professionals to the Future Forum “listening exercise”.
Crucial report on NHS reforms released todaySubscription
Recommendations on how best to amend the government’s reform plans for the NHS are to be unveiled later today.
Have the difficulties experienced by Southern Cross made you more wary of working for a private company?
Government plans for welfare reform will plunge cancer patients into poverty simply “because they have not recovered quickly enough”, campaigners say.