Hidden brain injuries warning in childrenSubscription
School nurses need to be alert to the symptoms of ‘hidden’ brain damage in children, warns a charity.
Change in script rules for rosiglitazoneSubscription
European drug regulators have declared that the benefits of the diabetes drugs rosiglitazone and pioglitazone outweigh any potential cardiovascular risks, despite a number of recent studies.
Junior health minister Ann Keen has announced £30m to extend a health visiting scheme for young mothers for the next three years.
Breastfeeding protects against cancerSubscription
The first cancer prevention report to recommend breastfeeding was published by the World Cancer Research Fund yesterday.
Ministers say nurses' pay must be capped at 2%Subscription
The government has called for nurses’ pay to be capped at 2% in the next financial year, Nursing Times has learned.
Welsh investment in school nursesSubscription
Employing a nurse for every secondary school in Wales is one of the priorities outlined in new spending plans.
London is country's TB capitalSubscription
London accounted for 44% of the total cases of TB in the country, according to figures released by the Health Protection Agency.
Battle stress linked with asthmaSubscription
Soldiers and other personnel returning from Iraq and Afghamistan may be at increased risk of asthma, US study results suggest.
Attacks on NHS staff fallSubscription
Violence against NHS staff has fallen for the second year in a row, figures released by the NHS Security Management Service have shown.
Men to be targeted in chlamydia campaignSubscription
A new nurse led strategy has been launched to increase the number of men treated for sexually transmitted infections.