Issue : 16 March 2016
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Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, with around 1 in 20 people developing it in their lifetime – so it’s likely you’ve come into contact with someone who’s been affected.
So here’s the ongoing challenge to NHS trusts: how do we recruit and retain the next generation of clinical and clinical/academic leaders, while ensuring their development remains at the bedside?
Linda Gregson explains how one young man helped transform the way a critical care unit works with patients and families
An eminent children’s and young people’s nurse has given his seal of approval for a new society, established by students at the University of Chester.
Community nursing staff to be transferred twiceSubscription
More than 700 community staff in Greater Manchester will have to transfer to a new employer twice in quick succession.
Obtaining feedback and writing reflective accounts on practice are the areas of revalidation worrying nurses and midwives the most, according to a snap shot survey ahead of the system’s introduction.
“Want to quit smoking? Forget trying to cut down, if you really want to kick the habit ‘going cold turkey is the best option’,” is the headline from the Mail Online.
“Some people with high levels of supposedly ‘good’ cholesterol are at much greater risk of heart disease,” BBC News reports.
Employees of the health services in Wales will receive a 1% pay rise, like their colleagues across the rest of the UK, the Welsh government announced on Friday.
Senior nurses are working on a set of resources to help nurses and midwives “live” the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new code of conduct in their everyday practice.