Issue : 3 February 2016
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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the Zika virus has now spread through both South and Central America and expects 3-4 million people to be infected in 2016.
“Teenage girls who get their five-a-day cut breast cancer risk by up to 25 per cent,” the Daily Mirror reports.
The outbreak of the zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean, potentially linked to a recent rise in numbers of babies born with smaller heads, has been declared a global public health emergency by the World Health Organization.
'We must evolve our terminology to reflect our approach to care. Let's start with 'service user''Subscription
I think it’s fair to say that learning disability nurses are all too familiar with a variety of often puzzling terms used to identify the individuals we support. But there is one term in particular that, put simply, has to go.
A bill to ensure minimum nurse staffing levels in Wales has passed a further stage in the process of becoming law, following a debate last night.
Members of the National Assembly for Wales are to vote tomorrow during the third stage of a bill on safe nurse staffing levels that is passing through parliament.
“UK scientists have been given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos,” BBC News reports.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is thought to be the first health service provider in the country to receive six Macmillan quality awards.
A mental health trust at the centre of poor care allegations has applied to pay a senior nurse more than David Cameron.
Treating PTSD using the natural environmentSubscription
The natural environment has a proven positive effect on wellbeing and could be used instead of more traditional therapies to treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder