Issue : 29 December 2008
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Nursing Times' newest blogger Susan Elden on the unique challenges of nursing in Swaziland - including the highest prevalence of HIV and TB on the planet.
Nursing Times' new student nurse blogger Hannah Bridger on a tough decision to change the course of her studies from adult to paediatric nursing
Student nurse Hannah Bridger salutes the nurses and patients who are unable to spend the festive season with their families
Nursing Times continence nurse blogger Frank Booth on why we need to appreciate the role of health care assistants
New NICE guidance recommends that use of transabdominal artificial bowel sphincter implantation for the treatment of faecal incontinence should be restricted because of lack of evidence.
Continence charity ERIC to provide advice by SMS text message for children with continence problems
Women may not benefit from surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence if NICE guidelines on use of urodynamic investigation are followed.
The results of a systematic review has suggested that there should be long term clinical trials of strategies to manage incontinence among residents of care homes.