Issue : 24 February 2016
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’Any nurse, no matter at what point they are on in their journey through the profession, will find a good reason to dip into this book at some time.
Patients who may have been treated by a former healthcare worker with hepatitis C are being contacted as a precaution in Lanarkshire and Kent.
Nurses must assert their right to use safer sharps, according to the co-author of research showing many trusts are still failing to comply with regulations to reduce the risk of needlestick injuries.
A midwife who retrospectively altered the clinical notes of a dead baby girl has claimed she was told to do so by the supervisor responsible for investigating the death, a new investigation has revealed.
Many nurses skip meals and rely on unhealthy snacks and sugar fixes to get them through long shifts, according to a new poll.
The percentage of health service staff reporting that they are working extra hours has reached a five-year high according to the latest annual survey results published on Tuesday.
The British Medical Association has announced three 48 hour strikes and plans to launch a judicial review against the government’s plan to impose a new junior doctors’ contract.
This month saw the publication of our latest research on nurse staffing levels in the BMJ Open.
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey flown to LondonSubscription
Pauline Cafferkey has been flown to London for specialist treatment after earlier being readmitted with “late complications” of the ebola virus.
Maternity services blueprint welcomed by midwives Subscription
A national review of maternity services in England that sets out a series of recommended changes for the NHS over the next five years has been welcomed by midwives, regulators and patient charities.