Issue : 28 May 2014
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A new course designed to attract former nurses back into the profession is being launched at Sheffield Hallam University in the wake of the current staff shortages.
A multiple sclerosis drug that need only be taken twice has been recommended for use in the NHS by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Researchers from Imperial College London have launched a study into the effect mobile phones may have on children’s cognitive development.
Health warnings should be added to sugary drinks in an attempt to make them as socially unacceptable as cigarettes, a leading figure in public health has said.
A “life-saving” programme of tests for an inherited high cholesterol condition has been launched across the UK, with £1m of funding from the British Heart Foundation.
In this list, the first of its kind, we highlight the work of clinicians, patients and families who have used social media as a powerful force for change and as a way to inspire, campaign, spread best practice and raise awareness
Obese or overweight people are being told that losing as little as 3% of their weight can have significant beneficial effects, in new NHS guidance urging a “respectful and non-judgemental” approach to the problem.
The clinicians, patients and families who have used social media as a powerful force for change and as a way to inspire, campaign, spread best practice and raise awareness
Nurses arriving from the European Union to take up jobs in the NHS admit they may not have the “right” language skills to work effectively, and often have difficulty slotting into the healthcare system.