Issue : 28 June 2011
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Breast awareness and screeningSubscription
How improving breast awareness and screening uptake can help increase survival rates
A service pledge for breast cancerSubscription
A Breakthrough Breast Cancer initiative is empowering patients to improve services
Chesterfield A&E reopens after serious fireSubscription
A hospital A&E department has reopened after it was forced to shut due to a serious fire.
The government is to investigate if there are “systemic ” problems with the way learning disabilities patients are cared for, as part of a review into events at the Winterbourne View care home.
Play School presenter and Liberal Democrat Peer, Floella Benjamin, is supporting a bedwetting awareness campaign from national children’s health charity Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence (ERIC).
A Glasgow nursing school that was threatened with closure looks set to remain open until at least 2013, due to a national review of nurse education in Scotland, it was announced last week.
Government backs protected training budgetsSubscription
Trusts will be restricted from plundering nurses’ training funds after the government backed calls to “protect” education budgets.
How a mental health trust developed an initiative to encourage service users to get involved in the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections
How a hospital practice nurse is helping to ensure that a mental health unit takes care of both the mental and physical wellbeing of its service users
Why people with mental health problems should have their physical needs assessed