Issue : 21 June 2011
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Prostate cancer drugs may shrink breast tumoursSubscription
Breast cancer treatment could be transformed by using men’s prostate cancer drugs to shrink tumours, researchers have claimed.
Brain test to detect autism in toddlersSubscription
Autism in toddlers could be detected from early signs of the brain’s right and left sides not working “in sync”, research has suggested.
Global diabetes cases doubled from 1980 to 2008Subscription
An international study has found that rates of diabetes have surged in the last 30 years, with 350 million people across the globe estimated to have the disease.
One of the country’s “most experienced frontline nurses” has been appointed to the post of nurse consultant in acute medicine, the trust has announced.
The mental health foundation trust intends to add two new nurse consultants to its workforce, according to its latest HR report.
Caroline Alexander has never stopped learning, which has made her a better nurse leader
We talk to Jessica Corner, dean of health sciences at the University of Southampton and part-time chief clinician for Macmillan Cancer Support, who started her nursing degree training 31 years ago.
Student takes a punt on amusing patientsSubscription
As a student I was once disciplined because I tried to involve patients in a sporting event.
How to delegateSubscription
Delegation will give you more time for leadership tasks and develop your staff
Ward sisters vital, says Mid Staffs chiefSubscription
Good nurse leaders have been the key in improving care at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust, according to the outgoing chief executive.