Issue : 20 July 2010
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After death 2: exploring the procedures for laying out and preparing the body for viewingSubscription
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
Meningitis treatment guidelines publishedSubscription
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.
The good, the bad, and the ridiculously busySubscription
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.
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.