Issue : 25 September 2013
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Bravery award winner qualifies as nurseSubscription
A former nursery worker who protected children during a high-profile attack in 1996 has completed a nursing course and now hopes to become a health visitor.
Lisa Rodrigues, chief executive of the Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, has announced that she plans to retire next year.
Professor supports Scotland's single room hospitals Subscription
A retired professor has backed the Scottish government’s decision that all new hospitals should only have single rooms to offer privacy and reduce acquired infections on site.
Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may not protect against cognitive decline among older people as previously hoped, new research has suggested.
People who delay going to their GP face needing stronger treatments and too many rely on the internet for information, experts have warned.
Graduate wins award for excellence on placementSubscription
A newly-qualified nurse has won an award after impressing staff during her nursing placements at Charing Cross Hospital.
Cross-cultural palliative careSubscription
Professor Barbara Jack’s passion for research took her to Africa to teach people about good end-of-life care
Stop the PressureSubscription
After seeing first-hand the pain and misery pressure ulcers can cause, student nurse Charlotte stepped up and did something about it
The big question: is the government right to focus on nurses' compassion to address NHS failings?Subscription
Academic Dr Anna Smajdor has said that it is wrong to blame care failings in the NHS on a lack of compassion by nursing staff towards their patients.
For several years now I have become increasingly dismayed about what has happened to our profession and the NHS.