Issue : 2 March 2009
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Stephen Mangan, star of hospital-based comedy Green Wing, is fronting a fundraising appeal for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Three Irish nurses are to embark on a gruelling six-day bike ride through the Canadian Rockies in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.
A couple of glasses of beer or wine every day is good for your bones, The Sun reported. The Daily Express also covered the story, saying scientists found stronger associations between higher bone mineral density and beer and wine drinkers compared to spirit drinkers.Brought to you by NHS Choices
The RCN has warned that the flurry of Scottish Government initiatives to fight HCAIs is leaving infection control nurses overstretched.
A hospital that breached hygiene regulations has improved its infection control, according to the healthcare regulator.
This year’s service to commemorate the life and work of Florence Nightingale will be held in Westminster Abbey
Delaying early labour has been called into question by a Flemish study revealing the serious adverse reactions of using tocolytic drugs
Exercise as effective as stopping smokingSubscription
Nurses can now tell middle aged men that taking up exercise will prolong their lives to the same level as stopping smoking, following latest Swedish study findings.
Welsh smoking cessation initiative rolled outSubscription
An initiative in which nurses help patients quit smoking before surgery is being rolled out across Wales.
Trust to train nurses to assess spiritual needsSubscription
Nurses are to be trained to routinely assess the spiritual needs of patients on admission, under new guidance at a trust in Hampshire.