Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : 20 July 2010

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Cathy Warwick

    The NHS pension scheme is hardly a tax guzzling monsterSubscription

    Opinion16 July, 2010

    Men retiring at 65 can expect to live another 13 years, while women who retire at 60 should live for another 22 years, according to official figures. Even as the state retirement age creeps up, people can still expect to live for years in retirement, especially as life expectancy climbs ever higher.

  • I think that unmanaged, unending commitment to the tasks of the day becomes corrosive for many healthcare workers.

    The good, the bad, and the ridiculously busySubscription

    Opinion16 July, 2010

    I think that the key to success is balance. It certainly is when standing up or riding a bike and I remain convinced it applies to pretty much everything else too.

  • New guidelines for meningitis treatment

    Meningitis treatment guidelines publishedSubscription

    News16 July, 2010

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has published guidelines for the management and treatment of bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s.

  • Bereaved family members may want some form of spiritual or religious support

    After death 2: exploring the procedures for laying out and preparing the body for viewingSubscription

    Clinical16 July, 2010

    Last offices must be performed with dignity and respect. Nurses are uniquely placed to have awareness of the wishes of patients and their grieving families

  • Children advised on mobile phone safety

    Children advised on mobile phone safetySubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    The Welsh Assembly has issued health advice on mobile phones for school children, which recommends using texts instead of making calls.

  • Angina linked to coronary heart disease

    Angina linked to coronary heart diseaseSubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    Women with the most serious form of angina – CCS Class IV – are significantly more likely to develop severe coronary artery disease than men with angina.

  • Recall of intravenous Sodium Fusidate 500mg

    Drug recalled after contamination with glass particlesSubscription

    News17 July, 2010

    LEO Laboratories is recalling all remaining stock of Sodium Fusidate 500mg for intravenous infusion from selected batches because of contamination with glass particles in a small number of vials, the MHRA has said.

  • Sickness absence impacts on continuity of care and costs the NHS £1.7bn each year.

    The high impact actions for nursing and midwifery 2: fit and well to careSubscription

    Clinical17 July, 2010

    Sickness absence impacts on continuity of care and costs the NHS £1.7bn each year. Ward managers must take action to improve nurses’ health and wellbeing

  • Therapy guidance for Barrett's oesophagus

    Therapy guidance for Barrett's oesophagusSubscription

    News18 July, 2010

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has issued guidance on photodynamic therapy for Barrett’s oesophagus.

  • First guidlines for managing lung disease released

    Lung disease management guidance releasedSubscription

    News18 July, 2010

    UK guidelines have been issued on how to manage non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, a condition involving excess mucus and inflammation in the lungs, for the first time.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page

Job of the week

Related jobs