Issue : 3 May 2011
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Nurses working for NHS Direct have lodged a collective grievance after being told they will have to work more weekends in a bid to improve the organisation’s performance.
Maybe you are already familiar with the online article: “Top five regrets of the dying”. Written by Australian palliative care worker Bronnie Ware, it documents the most commonly expressed regrets of the dying.
Oestrogen pills 'could cut aneurysm risks'Subscription
Women who take HRT or the Pill could have more protection against brain aneurysms, a new study says.
Asthma tablets 'as effective' as inhalersSubscription
A little-used asthma treatment could be just as effective and easier to use than conventional inhalers, scientists have said.
Did you work the day of the royal wedding? Subscription
We’d like to know where you were on Friday 29th April …
Belly fat confirmed as major mortality riskSubscription
Coronary artery disease sufferers with flabby waists are more likely to die than those with fat elsewhere, a study has found.
Ecstasy users 'risk liver and kidney damage'Subscription
People who take ecstasy are risking serious liver and kidney damage, scientists have said.
A senior Tory baroness has revealed she had to wait for nearly five hours on a hospital trolley before a bed was found for her.
Expert panel to advise prime minister on NHSSubscription
Number 10 Downing Street is establishing its own panel of senior health policy experts – including two former NHS chief executives – to advise the prime minister on NHS reform, Nursing Times’ sister publication HSJ has learned.
A leading nursing academic has been suspended from the register for 18 months over allegations he was having a sexual relationship with a vulnerable service user and inappropriately accepted £6,000 from them.