Issue : 24 February 2016
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For people living with cancer, the booklet looks at how cancer and its treatments can affect your ability to work.
“Major insight into killer pancreatic cancer,” BBC News reports, after research into pancreatic cancer identified four distinct subtypes.
“‘Vaginal seeding’ of babies born by C-section could pose infection risk,” The Guardian reports.
“Desperate to lose weight?” asks the Mail Online. “Eat almonds! Handful a day ‘wards off hunger and replaces empty calories from junk food’,” it says, without any justification.
Virgin Care has adopted a pioneering new scanner for pressure ulcer prevention, after a significant reduction in ulcers was seen during a pilot scheme using the technology.
A new five-day training course for nurses working in care homes helped save an estimated £72,000 from reduced hospital admissions, according to those behind the pilot scheme.
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Maurya Cushlow as interim executive director of nursing and midwifery.
Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who originally caught the ebola virus in 2014, has been discharged following treatment in connection with the disease for a third time.
A UK hospital trust is taking steps towards becoming the only organisation in the country with accreditation for nursing excellence from an international scheme founded in the US.