Issue : 26 February 2014
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Foundation trusts overspend on agency staffSubscription
The foundation trust sector massively overspent on contract and agency staff in the final three months of last year, data from the regulator Monitor shows.
Hunt due to rule on final fate of Mid Staffs Subscription
The health secretary is set to announce his decision on whether the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust should be dissolved.
Nursing cutbacks are directly linked to higher patient death rates in hospitals, a major study has found.
Nurses, social workers, health services and the organisations they work with must be better trained to understand domestic violence and help those experiencing it, the National Institute of Health and Social Care has said.
A practice-based educational pathway has been found to improve nurses’ confidence in delivering end-of-life care to patients.
The Royal College of Nursing is to cease providing accredited qualifications for long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
Learning disability nurses are set to begin strike action lasting seven days this week in Doncaster.
New type 2 diabetes drug launched in UKSubscription
A new DPP-4 inhibitor for treating for type 2 diabetes was launched in the UK this week.
There is more we can do to prove our commitment to public protection, and revalidation is one way in which we can detect problems earlier, says Jackie Smith
60 seconds with...Catherine Walshe, senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life CareSubscription
We talk to Catherine Walshe, senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, who has been a nurse for 27 years.