Issue : 15 October 2014
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Maths, meds and meSubscription
Nothing haunts me more than the dreadful memory of being cornered in the treatment room by an enthusiastic mentor who merrily said that it was time to show her my drug calculations skills.
Kieran was disappointed with his first community placement, but on reflection he realised that the aspects he had seen as “bad” were valuable learning opportunities
When home issues come to workSubscription
Managers should know how to act when employees have problems outside work
People tackling weight problems are turning to technology for help to shed the pounds, a survey has suggested.
Slimmers should forget what they have been told about avoiding rapid weight loss in favour of slow but sure dieting, according to new research.
A culture change is needed to stop the NHS wasting as much as £2.5bn a year on mistakes made in hospitals, according to the health secretary.
A senior nurse at the Department of Health has urged community nurses to be more “carer aware” when visiting their patients.
A charity known for its work promoting the bone marrow register has marked a change of policy direction by appointing its first post-transplant specialist nurses.
Affordable housing for nurses should be provided by trusts in London that have surplus land, according to a major report looking at how to improve the capital’s health services.
Call to create new senior nursing roles in community Subscription
Nurses should take on key new leadership roles in primary care, according to a major report on securing the future of the sector.