Issue : 19 June 2012
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A Hampshire hospital looking after adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities was failing to protect patients from the risk of abuse, a health watchdog has said.
Newly qualified nurses would lose one of the two incremental pay rises they are currently supposed to receive in their first year, under proposals being put forward by government negotiators, Nursing Times has learnt.
New scheme to cut agency nurse costsSubscription
A programme has been launched to help trusts get better value for money from agency nurses.
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We seem to be too ready to boast about what nursing can do rather than focus on how we do it, says Rosemary Cook
DPN linked to sleep apnoea in diabetesSubscription
Diabetes patients are more likely to experience obstructive sleep apnoea if they also have diabetic peripheral neuropathy, according to a Birmingham University study.
Maternal anxiety may increase eczema riskSubscription
Maternal anxiety during pregnancy is a risk factor for the onset of infantile atopic eczema, a study suggests.
Cardiovascular patients should be screened to find out if they live alone, as this may increase their short term mortality risk, according to researchers.
A new guide has been launched to assist community healthcare professionals in identifying and managing patients at risk of disease-related malnutrition.
The big question: Is the NMC right to remove its advisory service? Whose role is it to provide advice? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine