Issue : 24 July 2012
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Rapid recovery for sick staff benefits everyoneSubscription
The longer an employee is off sick with back pain or stress, the less likely they are to return to work. Jennifer Taylor finds out about a system that enables them to return to work sooner, with added benefits for the employer and its patients
Increase the school nurse workforce to boost health outcomes for children, says Unite’s Rosalind Godson
It has been a year full of challenges and amazing opportunities.
What's your secret to writing essays? Subscription
Writing a large amount for Student Nursing Times as well as for university as a student nurse has made me curious about how other people write their essays.
Patient dies in Legionnaires' outbreakSubscription
One of the patients affected by a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has died in hospital, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has said.
Olympic opening ceremony beds donated to TunisiaSubscription
More than 300 hospital beds which featured in the Olympics opening ceremony to celebrate the NHS are to be donated to hospitals in Tunisia.
New COPD inhaler approved for use in UKSubscription
A new drug and inhaler combination has received marketing authorisation as a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nurse thrilled at opening ceremony roleSubscription
An Olympics-obsessed nurse who took unpaid leave to take part in the opening ceremony was personally thanked by the head of the United Nations as Friday night’s extravaganza exceeded all expectations.
Whooping cough vaccine 'for nurses'Subscription
It has been recommended that healthcare professionals who work with young children should be vaccinated against whopping cough.
NHS Leeds loses holiday payment test tribunalSubscription
Appeal judges have spelled out the law on when a worker is entitled to payment in lieu of annual leave not taken because of long-term absence from their job through sickness.