Issue : 2 April 2013
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Join our webchat 25 April discussing effective management of chronic constipation in primary careSubscription
You can join our webchat at 1pm on April 25 debating effective management of chronic constipation in primary care
We must continue to invest in research and development work to improve care, says Jean White
Whistleblowing hotline for Scottish NHS staffSubscription
A free, confidential phone line for NHS staff who wish to raise any concerns about practices in NHSScotland has been launched.
All nurses will be supported in making “every contact count” to help improve the overall health and wellbeing of their patients, according to England’s top public health nurse.
Nurses and doctors at all four trusts in Kent have been overpaid by almost £3m since 2007, an investigation has revealed.
Potassium-rich food 'a life saver'Subscription
Millions of lives could be saved every year if people ate more potassium-rich foods such as bananas and cut down on their salt intake, research suggests.
Ill smokers should be given nicotine patches or gum the moment they arrive in hospital in a bid to help them curb the habit, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Student nurse, Mikey Whitehead, argues for the case of asking potential student nurses to work a year an HCA before starting a degree course
Student nurse, Natalie Moore, argues against the case of asking potential student nurses to work a year an HCA before starting a degree course
Dementia screening app developedSubscription
A free app to help nurses and other clinicians assess patients with possible dementia will be available later this year, according to its developers.