Issue : 25 October 2011
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Dignity in care has been made one of the top priorities for NHS Wales, says Jean White
Figures shared with Nursing Times reveal the gulf in skill mix between different hospital trusts and regions.
'Does sexism in nursing get everyone's back up?'Subscription
Rich asks if we’ve managed to break down the stereotype of an all female nursing profession
Shocking is a word used often to describe reports of poor care standards for older patients, such as those from the Care Quality Commission earlier this month.
Psychiatric patients with “dangerous and severe” personality disorders will be moved from secure hospitals to prisons under government plans, a report has revealed.
New hepatitis C treatment available on NHSSubscription
Thousands of hepatitis C patients across the country are set to benefit from a new treatment, according to research.
Reviewing home oxygen servicesSubscription
Demand for home oxygen therapy is growing. Carrying out an assessment and review of this service can result in financial savings and improve patient care
Nursing Times has spoken to senior nurses and medical specialists about their views on standards of care for older patients
A NICE guideline updates and adds recommendations on how to care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Diagnosing and treating vocal cord dysfunctionSubscription
Vocal cord dysfunction is often mistaken for asthma. Increasing staff awareness of the condition is essential to effective diagnosis and treatment