Issue : 18 October 2011
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A competence framework for those nursing people with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia has been launched to help address variations in standards of care
I will be on the picket line on 30 November along with my nursing colleagues to stand up to this government, says Linda Hobson
This year, the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme celebrated its 10th anniversary.
How to be safe when administering drugs to patients with an enteral feeding tube
Blood service review 'victory' for unionsSubscription
Unions have claimed victory over a campaign to prevent parts of the NHS blood and organ transplant service being privatised.
Patients face “unacceptable risks” to their safety as a result of laws that allow medics to practise anywhere across the EU, peers have claimed.
Care worker 'started fatal blaze'Subscription
A teenage care home worker killed an elderly resident after she deliberately set fire to her room so she could “act as the heroine”, a court heard on Monday.
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If no action is taken to improve the quality of learning disability nursing then we are likely to see more “Winterbourne View” care failings, warns Bob Gates
The nursing workforce will in future receive more training in general health prevention as part of the government’s policy on public health, a senior Department of Health clinician has hinted.