Issue : 3 September 2008
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This article discusses the concept of emotional labour in nursing in relation to stress and burnout
Balanced, accurate information is essential to ensure that the benefits of breast cancer screening outweigh its risks, says Hilary Jefferies
The sick leave serviceSubscription
What would you think if in future you had to telephone a call centre if you were sick and couldn’t go in to work? And how would you feel about this service if you knew it was saving your trust the cost of a brand new Ferrari every month?Nurses may find they are increasingly required to notify a private company when they want to take sick leave to have their ‘absence managed’. Steve Ford investigates.
'HCA's are very much part of the nursing team'Subscription
Dr Peter Carter on why it is time for us to extend the nursing family to include HCA's
‘Nutrition is essentially a very simple thing’Subscription
Mark Radcliffe on kebabs, Viennese whirls and why nutrition is simply common sense
Practice nurses should target women from more deprived areas to attend for cervical cancer screening, latest study results suggest.
PTSD common following haemorrhagic strokeSubscription
People who suffer haemorrhagic strokes should be tested for PTSD, suggest UK researchers.
Nurses are in ‘the ideal position’ to take on the role of key worker for patients with advanced breast cancer, according to NICE guidance.
Care home company installs iris recognitionSubscription
A group of care homes in Sussex have installed iris recognition technology – similar to that used in airport security control – in a bid to monitor and record the movement of its staff.
CNO urges nurses to commission dementia servicesSubscription
Nurses need to play a key role in commissioning services for dementia patients, according to CNO for England Dame Christine Beasley.