Issue : 3 February 2016
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Almost 5% of England’s nursing workforce are due to undergo revalidation in the first quarter of 2016-17, official papers reveal.
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Diane Romano-Woodward found occupational health so satisfying she decided to set up her own business
“Antidepressant use doubles the risk of suicide in under 18s and the risks to adults may have been seriously underestimated,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
The prevalence of generalised anxiety disorder for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is much higher than among those without the condition, according to Canadian researchers.
Creating a personalised music playlist for hospital patients with dementia helps to improve their mood, engagement, responses and communication
Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by nearly 10% over 10 years, according to the latest analysis released on World Cancer Day by a leading charity.
Lord Carter’s review of NHS productivity has recommended that a new metric – “care hours per patient day” – should become the principal measure of hospitals’ use of nurses and healthcare assistants from April this year.
A system of colour-coded badges has been introduced at a specialist hospital in London to help nurses identify their role in an emergency, helping to boost staff confidence.
‘Let’s ‘Powwow’ our way to a vital culture change’