Issue : 29 January 2014
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Greater focus needed on mental health of NHS staff Subscription
Trusts are failing to protect the mental health of nurses and other key staff, according to research that shows many do not have a mental wellbeing policy in place.
Taking a patient perspectiveSubscription
Annie Ollivierre-Smith was named nurse of the year after designing care around patients’ needs and wishes
Former Mid Staffs nursing director struck offSubscription
A former director of nursing at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has been struck off the nursing register after reaching a legal agreement.
Mental health nurse Nathan Filer is returning to his next shift £30,000 better off after winning the Costa Book Award for his first novel The Shock of the Fall.
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.
Being born prematurely can triple a baby’s risk of developing childhood asthma, research has shown.
People who regularly drink alcohol increase their risk of skin cancer by around a fifth, research suggests.
The number of detentions under the Mental Health Act is now at the highest on record, according to a report from the Care Quality Commission.
“Britain is the gout capital of Europe with one in 40 people affected by the condition,” the Daily Mirror reports.
Florence Nightingale Foundation seeks alumniSubscription
The Florence Nightingale Foundation is seeking to create an association for its past scholars.