Issue : 28 August 2013
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How to conquer your first year essaysSubscription
I was so worried about assignments when I started my degree, would I find them harder than my A-Levels?
So why adult nursing?Subscription
When you start university there is one question you can guarantee you’ll be asked: “name, cohort and branch?”
Intentional rounding: what do you think?Subscription
Student nurse James Merrell discusses engaging staff with intentional rounding and the moral and ethical implications it carries
Cancer patients’ experience of care is improving, with 88% of patients reporting their care was either excellent or very good, according to a national survey.
The foundation trust regulator Monitor has launched an investigation into Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust, after allegations that a patient was abused there.
Care home death 'not caused by tea scalding'Subscription
A coroner has ruled that a spilled cup of tea did not contribute to the death of a “gravely ill” elderly woman.
Alert over tanning productsSubscription
People are being warned about the health dangers of unlicensed tanning injections and nasal sprays.
Specialist nurses are at least as good as doctors at managing rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to latest UK study results.
South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust has appointed Andrew Dean as its new executive director of nursing and quality standards.
The government is expected to announce a new coalition on end-of-life care in response to the scrapping of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP).