Issue : 17 November 2008
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Nursing Times clinical editor Nerys Hairon on a new approach to assessing cardiovascular risk through erectile dysfunction
NHS Direct and a social enterprise have won contract to provide out of hours health care to West Yorkshire PCTs
The government has named David Foster, former director of nursing at Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, the new deputy CNO for England
The BMA has called for a lower alcohol limit for drivers in a bid to reduce the number of road accidents caused by drink driving
RCGP plans to open membership to practice nursesSubscription
Practice nurses could be invited to apply for membership of a newly-proposed section of the RCGP
Researchers in the University of Northampton have developed a natural microbial vapour that has shown to be effective against a large range of bacteria and hospital-acquired infection, including C diff, as well as a range of fungal pathogens and spores.
Parents should be allowed to choose to be present while their child undergoes paediatric resuscitation in ICU, according to UK nurse researchers.
Police appeal for assistance from nursesSubscription
Were you in Crete on the 17th June? The police are looking for a British nurse who came to the assistance of a man who had been seriously assaulted
A Norfolk hospital has set up a website on actinomycosis, an illness once common in medieval times, following its high profile diagnosis in a patient.
A new toolkit to help nurses improve the care of hospitalised patients with diabetes is being piloted across the UK.
A skin ointment based on a traditional Chinese medicine is effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis, according to a study.
Only public sector administration staff report higher levels of work-related ill-health than health and social care workers, according to latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive.
A simple text messaging system can help reduce the likelihood of children becoming obese in later life, suggests a small US study.
Needlestick dangers for nurses neglectedSubscription
Almost a third of nurses receive no formal advice about the risk of blood borne diseases after being injured with a needle or a sharp already used on a patient, survey results suggest.
As Jenny Perez takes over as Director of ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence), Eileen Shepherd asks what challenges lie ahead for the only charity in the UK for children with bowel and bladder dysfunction
The Association for Continence Advice has confirmed the date and venue of its next annual conference
International Continence Society conference: No difference in patients' perceptions of PVC and non-PVC cathetersSubscription
A study has found no significant difference in the way patients perceive PVC and non-PVC catheters, the International Continence Society conference has heard
International Continence Society conference: Nocturia associated with increased risk of falls related fractureSubscription
International Continence Society conference has heard from a Japanese study that suggests Nocturia may increase falls related fractures
International Continence Society conference: Vaginal pessaries effective in relieving prolapse symptomsSubscription
Research presented at the International Continence Society conference in Cairo has found Vaginal pessaries to be effective in relieving prolapse symptoms
Paediatric nurse Claire Bohr, from the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, has won the continence category at the Nursing Times Awards 2008.