Issue : 18 February 2008
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TALKS on a multi-year pay deal for nurses are deadlocked because the government is attempting to cap their rise at 2% for the next three years, the RCN has revealed.
Homeopathic hospital faces uncertain futureSubscription
One of only four homeopathic hospitals in the country is under threat from closure, according to MPs.
ICU nurses need training to spot deliriumSubscription
A simple education programme can significantly improve nurses’ ability to screen ICU patients for delirium, claim US researchers.
Many patients with psoriasis are receiving sub-standard levels of care because of a ‘postcode lottery’ of services across the UK, a national audit has revealed.
Government statistics have revealed the extent of obesity among children in the first year of school.
UNIONS have voted in favour of new unsocial hours arrangements that will increase pay for senior nurses working nights.
Blog: Commode confusionSubscription
‘She walks off to the loo, me screaming behind her because she has just pulled out her catheter’
Primary care blogger Lynn Young on Gordon Brown's obsession with healthcare access and the enduring value of general practice
Lizards inspire new bandageSubscription
US researchers have developed a surgical adhesive bandage inspired by geckos.
Health workers in Manchester are protesting against attempts by Virgin to consult with GPs over potential business ventures in the city.