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Issue : 16 November 2016

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  • loneley teenager

    Teenagers need more healthcare advice over ‘sexting’Subscription

    News15 November, 2016

    Healthcare professionals need to discuss with teenagers safe ways to engage in so-called “sexting” – the sending of self-made, sexually explicit images sent via phone or computer, according to a study.

  • report, court

    Cafferkey temp case reveals volunteer doc also faces chargesSubscription

    News15 November, 2016

    A disciplinary hearing in which a nurse has been accused of misconduct after the temperature of Pauline Cafferkey was wrongly recorded shortly before she was diagnosed with ebola has revealed a volunteer doctor will also go before a tribunal in a related case next year.

  • mental health ward

    'As a member of staff, you are my link to the outside world'Subscription

    Opinion15 November, 2016

    After 17 years in a secure mental health facility, Kin’s message to mental health staff serves as a powerful reminder that you should not underestimate your ability to change the lives of those you care for

  • 090409 matenity birth

    Only half of babies in England now delivered by midwivesSubscription

    News15 November, 2016

    Only around half of babies born in England’s hospitals last year were delivered by midwives, show the latest maternity figures.

  • rosaleen imelda clearkin

    Obituary: Rosaleen Imelda Clearkin [nee Mooney]

    Features15 November, 2016

    Rosaleen Imelda Clearkin [nee Mooney] was born on 13th of November 1926 in Cabra near Lough Egish (the lake of the learned man) County Monaghan, Ireland.

  • Medway NHS Foundation Trust

    Trial aims to improve trust survival rates for hip patientsSubscription

    News15 November, 2016

    Medway Maritime Hospital has launched a s six-month trial of a new pathway, involving associated practitioners, to help improve survival rates for older patients who are admitted with fractured hips.

  • community services woman volunteer youth club children class

    College warns of conjunctivitis pressure on primary care Subscription

    News15 November, 2016

    Schools and childcare providers are being told that children with conjunctivitis do not need to see a practice nurse or a GP, as part of a bid to reduce unnecessary primary care appointments.

  • Manchester tram

    Campaign to keep under-threat Manchester family nursesSubscription

    News15 November, 2016

    Campaigners in Manchester have launched a petition calling on commissioners and providers to reverse a decision to scrap the city’s long-running family nurse partnership (FNP).

  • minimol antony

    October's Nursing Times Learning Champion: Minimol Antony

    Features15 November, 2016

    Minimol was our joint learning champion this month and shares her title with another NT user. Both completed more learning units than our other subscribers

  • Operating theatre light

    'Mistakes do happen'Subscription

    Opinion15 November, 2016

    Laura’s theatre nursing placement felt overwhelming at first but she found it taught her lessons far beyond what she could learn in lectures