Issue : 2 February 2009
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A Welsh nurse has been appointed the title of Queen’s Honorary Nurse in recognition of his contribution to military nursing and work in disaster areas.
An orthopaedics nurse from Shropshire is to work as a volunteer on a hospital ship off the coast of Africa.
Guidance for the NHS on the collection of patient reported outcome measures has been published by the government.
Gynaecological oncology nurses play a ‘vital’ role in the ovarian cancer patient pathway but are under-resourced and under-valued.
From ethnic cleansing to antidepressants, our pick of the weeks best nursing blogs and comment
ConvaTec change dressings rangeSubscription
The Versiva product range CombiDERM and CombiDERM N dressings will no longer be available in the UK from 1 March
Nurses' leg ulcer knowledge lackingSubscription
Patients with leg ulcers are not receiving optimal care from nurses according to a study carried out by researchers in Belgium
Respiratory nurse and Janelle Yorke on metrics and nursing under the microscope
An email that offered a ‘computer tan’ has been revealed as a hoax by a charity to raise awareness of skin cancer.
NICE has this week launched a consultation on how to create a better evidence and data gathering system for the NHS.