Issue : 29 January 2014
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Yoga can alleviate the side effects of treatment for breast cancer, a study has found.
“Women aged 50 and older are being warned of the dangers of skipping smear tests,” BBC News reports, as a UK study into the impact of cervical cancer screening found that our current screening practices seem to work.
Why do we test for urea and electrolytes?Subscription
Glomerular filtration rate and levels of electrolytes, urea and creatinine give a strong indication of kidney function and can guide treatment
Why do student nurses want to be nurses?Subscription
Student nurses are often accused of being too academic and lacking caring values, but a study found new students have strong values and caring attitudes
What are your top tips for starting a nursing course?VideoSubscription
We asked the twitter community for their advice. Here’s what they said…
We asked the twitter community how they prepared for their first term of a nursing course. Here’s what they said…
A ward manager used a colleague as her own personal handyman and got him to mow her lawn, fix a leaking tap and install a new washing machine while he was supposed to be on duty, a nursing tribunal has ruled.
SOS Student Ambassador, Caroline, reflects on the role universities play in teaching students the importance of questioning poor care
“Britain is the gout capital of Europe with one in 40 people affected by the condition,” the Daily Mirror reports.
Scientists have launched a new trial with the hope of treating a rare but deadly childhood cancer.