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Issue : 17 July 2012

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    Time management 101Subscription

    Features21 September, 2012

    Learn to effectively manage your time with these five top tips and boost your studies, social life and personal wellbeing.

  • University rumours: sorting myth from fact

    University rumours: sorting myth from factSubscription

    Features19 September, 2012

    Debunk the latest myths about university and finally get the truth about what you should expect as a first year.

  • First time: how to bond with your placement mentor

    First time: how to bond with your placement mentorSubscription

    Features18 September, 2012

    Feeling a bit daunted by the prospect of your first placement? Third year student, Iain Walker, offers his tips for nurturing a good relationship with your placement mentor.

  • My top 10 tips for new student nurses

    My top 10 tips for new student nursesSubscription

    Features17 September, 2012

    Third year student nurse, Terri McCrum, gives her advice on how to cope as a new student nurse fresher …

  • How to save money at university

    How to save money at university Subscription

    Features17 September, 2012

    There are foolproof ways to collect cash at school through watching your spending on food, textbooks, alcohol and credit cards.

  • Fresher_ABC

    Escape five common classroom troublesSubscription

    Features13 September, 2012

    Struggling with coursework? Can’t explain your low marks? We’re here to clear up any classroom pitfalls you may encounter

  • Student_lecture

    First time: how to get the most from a lectureSubscription

    Features12 September, 2012

    Top tips for getting the most from your time inside the lecture hall

  • What to do when you’re missing home

    What to do when you’re missing homeSubscription

    Features11 September, 2012

    Feeling fragile? Find the best strategies to healthily manage homesickness at university.

  • How to settle in during your first week at uni

    How to settle in during your first week at uni Subscription

    Features11 September, 2012

    So you’ve arrived. There are lots of other people that you don’t know and you’re feeling a little overwhelmed – what should you try and get sorted in your first week at uni?

  • nurse talking

    Patient anxiety unaffected by educationSubscription

    News21 July, 2012

    Patient education by nurses or using online tools does not decrease patients’ levels of anxiety prior to surgery, a new study has found.

  • laptop computer spreadsheet

    Sex workers support service launches Olympics websiteSubscription

    News20 July, 2012

    A sexual health service for sex workers has launched a website to offer information and support during the Olympics.

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    'Treat egg allergy with egg protein'Subscription

    News20 July, 2012

    Children allergic to eggs can be cured by giving them increasingly higher doses of egg protein, research has shown.

  • pregnant woman

    Pregnant women can take less ironSubscription

    News20 July, 2012

    Taking iron supplements one to three times a week is just as effective at preventing anaemia in pregnant women as taking them every day, a new review of the existing evidence has concluded.

  • BMA to join nurses in pensions talks

    BMA to join nurses in pensions talksSubscription

    News19 July, 2012

    The British Medical Association has announced it is “suspending plans for further industrial action” and will join talks between other health unions and government about the detail of pension reform proposals.

  • nurse

    Nearly all nurses reject NMC fee increaseSubscription

    News19 July, 2012

    Nurses have responded to a consultation on the proposal to increase their registration fee to £120 with almost total opposition.

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    'Absolute mess' as search for new NMC chair is abandonedSubscription

    News19 July, 2012

    Government ministers look set to be made responsible for selecting the next chair of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, following a breakdown in the appointments process.

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    Work the world - my trip to TakoradiSubscription

    Opinion19 July, 2012

    Let me start by saying doing my nursing elective placement in Ghana was the best thing I have ever done.

  • All-in-one pill 'could save thousands of lives'

    Polypill dramatically cuts risk of heart attack and strokeSubscription

    News19 July, 2012

    An all-in-one “polypill” with the potential to save many tens of thousands of lives each year in the UK could be available in less than two years.

  • Medics 'lack vitamin D confidence'

    Nurses 'lack vitamin D confidence'Subscription

    News19 July, 2012

    Most healthcare professionals are not familiar with the chief medical officer’s recent advice about vitamin D for young children, a survey found.

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    Ministers urged to focus on alcohol health impactSubscription

    News19 July, 2012

    Government plans to tackle problems with alcohol usage are too focused on public order problems and not enough on health issues, MPs said.

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