Issue : 3 December 2014
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“Talk therapy sessions can help reduce the risk of suicide among high-risk groups,” BBC News reports.
“Vegetable diet will beat diabetes: Meat-free lifestyle cures killer disease,” is the typically overblown headline in the Daily Express.
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust has recruited over 60 extra health visitors after a recruitment campaign.
All nurses and allied health professionals at a Devon trust are to be provided with a pocket mirror to aid them with the identification of pressure ulcers on patients’ heels.
Jamie Hepburn has been made the first Scottish Government minister to have mental health in his or her job title.
A mental health hospital in Sussex has stopped accepting new routine patients following concerns raised by the Care Quality Commission during a recent inspection
“Serious issues” around low numbers of nursing staff at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary have been revealed as part of report by the healthcare regulation body for Scotland.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has warned it would be forced to increase its member registration fees again if changes are made to funding for the regulatory body that oversees its work.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has approved a new professional code for its registrants, which it says will tackle behavioural issues as well as building on existing standards around practice.