Issue : 17 November 2008
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Continence nurse blog: Time for specialist nurses and health management to work togetherSubscription
Cooperation between specialists nurses and health management could do wonders for continence care and the wider NHS, says Nursing Times continence blogger Frank Booth
The Smith and Nephew Foundation provides a unique series of nursing education opportunities through their studentship and fellowship programmes. See below for details of how to apply
The herb Ginkgo biloba does not reduce the progression of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study.
Venous ulcers have a negative effect on quality of life, according to a researcher from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.
A Cochrane review of clinical trials has suggested nurses should reconsider the use of SSD creams in treating superficial or partial thickness burns
A new HPA report suggests recent changes in drug taking behaviour have contributed to an increase in bacterial infections
Strict compliance with hygiene rules are vital to prevent the spread of the drug-resistant hospital superbug, Acinetobacter baumannii, according to infection control experts.
Key links for wound care nursesSubscription
Useful organisations, documents and links for wound care and tissue viability nurses
Medical negligence payouts for maternity care worth almost £1bn reveal the dangers of cutting back on staff and services, says the Royal College of Midwives.
Christine Beasley, the chief nursing officer for England, has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of her service to the NHS by Sheffield Hallam University.