Issue : 26 February 2014
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Draft rules allowing the introduction of new treatments that could see the creation of babies with three genetic parents have been announced by the government.
A high calorie diet may slow down the deadly progression of motor neurone disease, research has shown.
A “lack of openness and honesty” at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust caused further distress for a family which had lost a child, a watchdog has concluded.
Government unveils new dementia care plans Subscription
A new package of care for dementia sufferers will make the UK a world leader in fighting the illness, Jeremy Hunt has said.
“Children with cancer ‘denied drugs because of EU rules’,” reports the BBC.
Ensure you have a recipe for successSubscription
Think of the acronym “cake” to recognise the essential ingredients that are needed for an effective leader
'Is it worth doing an elective abroad?'Subscription
Do you have any advice for this student nurse?
After Europe-wide research suggested that having a higher proportion of nurses with degrees reduces the likelihood of patient deaths following surgery, we asked the twitter community what they thought the implications might be
'Community nursing is not a dead end job'Subscription
Amy Perry qualified three years ago and wants to dispel the myths about her job
A third of NHS staff have witnessed “near misses” or errors in the last month that could harm patients, new figures show.