Issue : 3 July 2012
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We’ve embarked on an ambitious project to identify ward leaders from the point of qualification, says Charlie Sheldon
This week, we’re watching EastEnders .. what did you think of it?
Managers at a hospital at the centre of a bitter legal row over plans to streamline paediatric heart services said they were baffled at Wednesday’s decision to stop it performing heart surgery on children.
Four leading health organisations have published a report calling on providers and the government to do more to help those suffering with long-term pain.
Rise in drug-resistant TB cases recordedSubscription
Drug-resistant cases of tuberculosis (TB) are on the rise in the UK, figures suggest.
For the next five days, we are running a special Patient Safety Week to coincide with our Patient Safety Awards, which will be handed out at the Lancaster London on Wednesday 4 July.
HPA declares itself ready for the OlympicsSubscription
Infectious disease experts have declared they are “Games ready” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.
Hospitals have been accused of letting down dying patients after a survey found that staff are less likely to show dignity and respect to people at the end of their lives than their counterparts in hospices.
Supplies of the morning-after pill could be posted to women following a telephone consultation with a nurse.
The big question: will the NMC implement positive changes following its 'failed' review?Subscription
Do you think the NMC will make postive changes following this review? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine