Issue : 23 October 2013
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Our newest unit, produced in association with the MHRA, explains how you can help to improve the safety of medicines
Patients should have a pen and paper by their bedside in order to raise concerns or give feedback on their care, according to an independent report on the way the NHS handles complaints.
Two nurses from has been awarded a £200,000 research grant to develop training to help deliver dignity for people with dementia in care homes.
New guidelines for the assessment and treatment of adults with gender dysphoria have been published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Patients with diabetes should be advised to check their insulin pens or pen cartridges because of quality concerns.
Five nursing home staff are to be hauled before investigators accused of neglect.
One in every four pensioners is worried about keeping themselves warm in their own homes this winter, a poll suggests.
Almost three-quarters of cancer patients in England who die in hospital beds would prefer to die at home, figures suggest.
Almost three quarters of cancer patients in England who die in hospital beds wanted to die at home, according to new figures released today by Macmillan Cancer Support.
“Shoes with curved unstable soles are no better than traditional trainers for reducing lower back pain,” BBC News reports, after a small but well-designed study found no significant benefit in people wearing “rocker sole” shoes.