Issue : 18 June 2014
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When Cathy’s Mum was admitted onto a general ward, she was concerned the staff would be unable to offer the flexible care someone with dementia needs
“ME: one third of patients ‘wrongly diagnosed’,” says The Daily Telegraph, which has reported on a new study of a condition called postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS).
“An artificial pancreas could allow thousands of diabetes patients to live normal lives,” the Mail Online reports.
Why are ward staffing levels being made public?Subscription
On 24 June 2014, NHS Choices will be publishing the planned and actual number of nurses on each shift on every inpatient ward in England
Training for healthcare assistants and continuing professional development for nurses will be key focuses for a major new review of healthcare education standards in England, its chair has told Nursing Times.
#NTtwitchat live debate: 'Should nurses ever strike?'VideoSubscription
We asked the nursing community on twitter what they think of Peter Carter’s comments at RCN Congress regarding it being against nurses’ nature to strike
“High-factor sun cream cannot…protect against the deadliest form of skin cancer,” The Guardian reports.
“Eating a lot of red meat in early adult life may slightly increase the risk of breast cancer,” BBC News reports.
“Ketchup with everything: tomato sauce helps fight heart disease,” is the misleading headline in The Daily Telegraph.
We asked: 'What makes a good handover?'VideoSubscription
We asked the student nursing community to discuss their experiences with learning handovers and the best approaches they found through their development