Issue : 24 September 2014
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Mikey’s own experience of being a patient has helped him realise that as student nurses we can all play a part in changing the future of healthcare
The nursing regulator is strongly expected to rubber-stamp plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting this week.
‘I've essentially treated myself like a patient’Subscription
How can student nurses cope with personal loss during their training? When Becky lost her father during second year, she turned to her nursing skills to help her cope
A major campaign is due to be launched today to encourage former nurses to rejoin the profession in order to alleviate the current shortage of staff in the NHS.
Unite members vote in favour of NHS pay strikeSubscription
NHS members from a second public sector union have voted in favour of strike action over pay, it was announced today.
Nearly 40% of services for people with inflammatory bowel disease are failing to meet basic standards for the number of nurses, reveals the latest assessment of provision.
Practice nurses will be able to produce plans to help asthma sufferers manage their condition at the click of a mouse thanks to the launch of a new software tool by a leading charity.
The nursing regulator has highlighted that most registered staff are still failing to claim back the tax relief they are due on the annual fee.
The first successful takeover of one foundation trust by another has received final approval, it was announced today.
An ingredient in the yellow curry spice turmeric may hold the key to repairing the brains of people with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, German research suggests.
'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
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‘Everyone keeps telling me to quit’Subscription
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