Issue : 15 December 2008
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Unions have accused NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde of ‘twisting the knife’ after it announced that car parking on NHS sites would be limited to four hours, with fines of up to £40 for drivers who stay for longer than this period.
Screening nurses for MRSA is only one piece of infection control ‘jigsaw’, says the RCN in reponse to comments from Richard Branson.
Survey suggests excessive police violence is evident in the types of injury and trauma being treated in A&E in the US.
Fish oil protects against deaths from heart problems, but does not provide a clear benefit in arrhythmias, according a Canadian study.
Liverpool’s longest serving Macmillan nurse – who is also believed to also be Britain’s longest serving Macmillan nurse – has retired after 19 years of helping families deal with cancer.
NHS Lothian has appointed a new nursing director to take up post next year.
Festival goers can be discharged after fainting or panic attacks if they can use text messagesSubscription
The ability to text may be a sign that festival-goers have recovered sufficiently after a fainting or panic attack episode to be discharged, according to research.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has urged people to be vigilant for symptoms of flu and get vaccinations if necessary after a rise in activity of the disease.
Recurrent miscarriage and infertility more than double the risk of pre-eclampsia, according to a study.
Half of all NHS acute and mental health trusts have now become foundation trusts, the government has announced.