Issue : 25 September 2013
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Newborn babies with hypoglycaemia should be treated with dextrose gel, according to new research published in The Lancet .
Severe sepsis 'must be recognised'Subscription
The scale and severity of sepsis is being highlighted in a new campaign lead by a group of health organisations.
Hospitals 'fail to meet post mortem standards'Subscription
Many hospitals fail to meet recommended standards when obtaining consent for post mortem examinations, a new study suggests.
Men with type 1 diabetes appear to be better at blood glucose control than women, suggests a large European study.
Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed more than 50 nurses from abroad, as part of a recuitment drive to fill vacancies.
Nurses should not get a basic rise in pay next April, according to the NHS Employers organisation, which is claiming a 1% rise would cost £500m.
60 seconds with...Jennie Fecitt, senior sister/emergency nurse practitioner in ManchesterSubscription
Jennie Fecitt, senior sister/emergency nurse practitioner in Manchester, who has been a nurse for 25 years
Action must be taken to improve standards of infection control, cleanliness and hygiene at Glasgow’s Victoria Infirmary, according to hospital inspectors.
Nurses are bracing themselves for unannounced inspections in three leading hospitals in north Wales.
Child heart defects pose 'infection risk'Subscription
Bacterial infection of the lining and valves of the heart is more likely among children with particular defects of the organ, research suggests.