Issue : 26 May 2009
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Britain's got talent?Subscription
Like 19.2 million other people, I was glued to the final of Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night.
Portsmouth FC help out with healthy busesSubscription
Portsmouth Football Club manager Paul Hart has helped to launch two health and education outreach buses.
An airline pilot who has been helping train NHS theatre staff to improve safety and efficiency has criticised hospital managers for failing to back a new initiative.
Slash-proof vests attract NHS enquiriesSubscription
A revolutionary slash-resistant vest that can protect against knife attacks has attracted interest from community nurses, claim its manufacturers.
MPs are to look at the ‘lessons’ to be learnt from the high-profile failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
The government is to reconsider plans that would require all nurses and midwives to buy clinical insurance cover before they can register to practise, Nursing Times has learnt.
UK specialist nurses are helping pioneer a new electrical treatment for long-term pain.
NICE to issue guidance on lower back painSubscription
New clinical guidelines on the treatment and care of people with lower back pain are to be published by NICE this week.
Nursing staff at Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have taken a novel approach to recruitment by using a Big Brother-style diary room to record their thoughts about life on the NHS frontline.
The government will have a national framework for one-year preceptorship schemes to support newly qualified nurses ready for roll-out within the next six months, Nursing Times can reveal.