Issue : 22 November 2011
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War of words heats up ahead of strikeSubscription
A war of words was raging between unions and the government as final preparations were being made for the biggest day of strike action in more than 30 years, over the bitter public sector pensions dispute.
Before I began studying nursing this year I graduated with a degree in English literature and film studies.
Ministers are stressing the importance of supporting care for older people as they prepare to release the NHS Operating Framework today.
Next week’s mass day of action will send a clear message to the government to leave nurses’ pensions and future retirement alone, says Unite’s Fiona Farmer
People who regularly take slightly too much paracetamol over a period of time to relieve pain could be at a higher risk of dying than those who take a one-off overdose of the drug, a study revealed today.
Two drugs used to treat bone marrow cancer are being recalled over a theoretical risk of blood poisoning, a government agency said today.
Every week Teresa Chinn, leader of #NurChat, will summarise her nursing twitter debates just for you
Are you planning to strike? We want to know whySubscription
It’s seven days until the proposed national day of industrial action on 30 November, and we want to know your stories.
Want the lowdown on the latest in nursing politics? Our student nurse Lorna Mclean talks the talk
Cancer patients living longerSubscription
People live nearly six times longer after being diagnosed with cancer now than they did 40 years ago, a report has found.