Issue : 20 November 2013
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The chief nurse of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust has written to nursing staff in the wake of the government’s response to the Francis report.
The health secretary will address nursing leaders on Wednesday in his first major speech since delivering the government’s response to the Francis report last week.
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, which represents doctors working in sexual and reproductive health, has voted to widen its membership to include nurses.
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Matrons at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust are to extend their working hours from today, meaning they will be present from 7am to 8pm, every weekday.
Louise talks us through her first crash call as a student nurse.
“How losing weight can be bad for your relationship, with partners sabotaging diets and rejecting sex,” reports the Mail Online. Though the study it reports on also found weight loss brought many couples closer together.
“Eating too much meat ‘raises risk of diabetes’ even if they eat lots of fruit and vegetables too,” reports the Mail Online.
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Macmillan Cancer Support has broadly welcomed the government’s response to the Francis inquiry
Patients suffering a brain haemorrhage could be unnecessarily harmed due to delays in diagnosis and treatment - especially at weekends and out of hours, a report says.