Issue : 18 December 2012
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No NHS availability for cancer drugsSubscription
A drug which can delay the growth of advanced ovarian cancer should not be widely available on the NHS, NICE has said
Hospitals face a “zero-tolerance” approach to MRSA and long waits for treatment, as well as new fines, under the NHS Commissioning Board’s planning guidance.
Routine NHS services should be available seven days a week, the NHS Commissioning Board has announced.
Gifts for sick children stolenSubscription
Christmas presents destined for sick youngsters at Great Ormond Street Hospital have stolen by thieves.
Monday blues may increase likelihood of DNAsSubscription
Patients are more likely to skip primary care appointments at the start of the week, possibly because they feel unhappier, according to Scottish researchers.
The idea that university education erodes the compassion out of student nurses is ludicrous, argues Sarah Kendal
England is one of the few countries in the EU where a major cause of preventable death is on the increase. We need to take action to tackle this issue, says Sally Davies
Directors of nursing will have to rubber stamp the safety of plans to make efficiency savings in hospitals and community services in future, under the latest operating instructions for the NHS.
All NHS staff told to embrace nursing's '6Cs'Subscription
All NHS staff – not just nurses and midwives – have been told they must “embrace” the values of patient care set out in the national nursing strategy for England.