Issue : 22 January 2013
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As a nurse why should you be bothered about the upcoming Francis Report? Here’s seven reasons why
Eating fruit and veg boosts moodSubscription
Healthy eating not only benefits the body - it can put you in a better frame of mind, according to psychologists.
New child continence guidance Subscription
Guidance has been developed on dealing with continence issues in children with ano-rectal malformations often associated with Down’s Syndrome.
Measure data to spot trendsSubscription
Let staff know how they are performing by displaying outcome stats on wards
Additional funding for maternity unitsSubscription
Health minister Dan Poulter has announced that £25m will be split across more than 100 hospitals to improve maternity units.
Still birth post mortem guidance launchedSubscription
New information and guidance is now available for health professionals seeking consent regarding post mortems on babies.
Hospital failures lead to baby's deathSubscription
The parents of a baby girl delivered brain dead after a series of “critical failures” by hospital midwives have asked health bosses to ensure lessons are learned.
Risk of death for women smokers risesSubscription
Women smokers are far more likely to be killed by their habit today than they were in the 1960s, a major study has found.
Your one minute guide to the lymphatic systemSubscription
What is it, how do I remember it all, and how on earth do I pronounce it? We can help…
Being a Fresher is huge. It’s the first time that many students have ever lived away from home, you’re thrown in with a bunch of strangers, and you enter a learning environment that is light-years different from anything you could have experienced in school.