Issue : 24 September 2014
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'Shocking' increase in antibiotic failure rateSubscription
A “worrying” number of antibiotics prescribed to patients by their family doctors fail to treat common infections, new research suggests.
Physical activity combats depression by purging the body of a harmful substance that accumulates during stress, research suggests.
Much of the media has reported that discriminatory “fat shaming” makes people who are overweight eat more, rather than less.
Help lead your staff to successSubscription
There’s no magic to improving nursing but some tricks can help to facilitate success
We asked the twitter community for views on this announcement from the Labour party.
Macmillan GPs, nurses and other health and social care professionals helped over 520,000 people in the UK last year. In these videos, some of Macmillan’s cancer nurse specialists, a physiotherapist, and an oncology dietitian share their experiences of working with Macmillan.
An amateur researcher is seeking to catalogue the names and resting places of nurses killed in action during the First World War.
More than a third of cancer patients felt there were not enough nurses on duty to care for them in hospital, according to the latest national survey, which also highlights the importance of providing specialist nurses.
‘Nobody listens when I raise concerns’Subscription
What would you do if you were in this situation?
‘Everyone keeps telling me to quit’Subscription
What would you do in this situation?