Issue : 27 July 2010
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'You can help us stop dangerous frontline cuts'Subscription
Peter Carter on the government’s proposed ‘efficiency savings’ and how you can get involved in the RCN’s new campaign, Frontline First.
We British like a grumble. And, let’s face it, there are times when we have things to grumble about. Football, for example. How rubbish were England in the World Cup? Watching Steven Gerrard wander about the place giving the ball to the opposition at every opportunity was a bit like watching Bambi trying to do a paper round on roller skates.
A Cochrane review compared multidisciplinary rehabilitation for fractured neck of femur with usual rehabilitation in inpatient and ambulatory settings
Enhancing life opportunities should be a priority for those working in prison settings. A project reveals how the health needs of young offenders were addressed
As nursing prepares to become an all degree profession, Amanda McGough reflects that its members have not always supported each other in their academic achievements
Even if there is no injury, falls can lead to a loss of confidence and independence. Reducing the number of falls sustained by older people in NHS care is a priority
Older people often need pain relief yet age related changes can influence drug pharmacokinetics. An awareness of both drug and non-drug interventions is vital
Nurses must be confident in assessing and implementing spiritual care. Active listening and effective communication will help gain an understanding of needs
Nurse response to 999 benefits COPD patientsSubscription
A nurse led service aimed at keeping respiratory patients out of accident and emergency has been launched across Suffolk.
Vaccine patches seen as ‘wonderful’ development Subscription
The development of patches that could be used to deliver vaccinations instead of needles would be welcomed by immunisation nurses, the Royal College of Nursing has said.