Issue : 24 February 2016
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Older people are increasingly using antidepressants after the death of a partner, according to UK researchers.
‘It is time to be selfish and take care of me’
Computers and nursing didn't always mixSubscription
Some 35 years ago I wrote an article called ‘Computers in Nursing’, which was published in a national nursing journal. The aim of this article was to familiarise nurses with what computers were and how they worked.
“Facebook has a similar effect on your brain as cocaine,” the Daily Mail reports.
Trusts under pressure to make greater efforts to reduce deficits have indicated they will not be limiting nurse staffing numbers, despite suggestions of “headcount reduction” by regulators.
These are difficult times for the NHS.
Review of community palliative care in SomersetSubscription
A review is underway on how end of life care services can be improved in the community across Somerset.
An acute trust in the West Country has launched an innovative recruitment scheme aimed at overseas nurses already in the UK, but currently working in non-registered jobs.
Barchester provides quality care for its residents while giving nurses countless opportunities to develop their clinical skills
A senior NHS manager has praised the standard of care she has seen since returning to her nursing roots by doing regular bank shifts.