Issue : 15 January 2014
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Our lanyards are boosting patient care because it is essential that our patients and visitors know who we are, says Alice Webster
Katie looks back on her first year and reflects on what she wishes someone had told her before she started
Three schools of nursing have become the first education providers to back our Speak Out Safely campaign.
Scientists have designed smaller needles that take the pain out of injections.
Vitamin D supplements can reduce chronic painSubscription
Vitamin D supplements can improve the symptoms of a debilitating chronic pain disorder that affects around one in 25 people, mostly women.
Contact lens developed to monitor blood glucoseSubscription
Google has unveiled a contact lens that could end the ordeal of millions of diabetics who jab their fingers up to 10 times a day to test their blood sugar.
More than two million adults in England could be eligible for weight loss surgery, researchers say.
How team learning benefits familiesSubscription
Effective training is essential to ensure family nurses are capable and competent
Don’t bottle it up: talk to your mentorSubscription
Student nurse, Megan, found communication between student and mentor is one of the most important elements of a good placement experience
Nurses, dieticians and caterers at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a scheme to tackle poor nutrition on hospital wards.