Issue : 3 February 2016
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Taking benzodiazepines for anxiety and insomnia is not associated with an increased dementia risk in older adults, according to US researchers – but they still advise caution when prescribing them.
'Patients need properly trained nursing staff'Subscription
Ever since we broke the story on the nursing associate role, people have asked what Nursing Times’ position is on the issue.
On hearing that I’m a nurse, the usual response is “Oh! Which hospital do you work in?
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.
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.
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.
In my second year I started a community placement where the hub and spoke model was being used.
Proton beam therapy offers potential to treat childhood brain cancer with fewer severe side effects than conventional radiotherapy, according to US researchers.
Public Health England is reminding eligible older people to get the shingles vaccine to help prevent the painful infection, following a drop in coverage.
Junior doctors to strike for 24 hours next weekSubscription
Junior doctors will strike for 24 hours next week but the British Medical Association has said they will provide emergency care instead of the full walkout that had been threatened.