Issue : 31 July 2013
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Welsh government hands palliative care £6.5m boost Subscription
Wales is investing £6.5m in its palliative care services as part of the Delivering End of Life Care Plan, published in April.
On Friday we were joined by NT Jobs to give advice and support to students looking for their first job in nursing. Read the transcript back here.
Job losses and cuts to NHS services will be the “inevitable” result of a government attempt to raid public sector pensions, according to a joint wanting from health service employers and unions.
Useful apps for student nursesSubscription
Trisha uncovered the world of nursing apps during her course and found them invaluable for helping her through.
The health and wellbeing of older hospital patients is being put at risk when they are shipped from ward to ward, experts have said.
Problems with the new NHS 111 urgent care hotline, including shortages of staff and lack of training, are the focus of claims in an undercover television investigation due to be broadcast this evening.
Top online health searches revealedSubscription
Pregnancy, skin care and fitness are the most commonly searched for health issues online, figures suggest.
The top hospital trusts in England have agreed to use a toolkit that details exactly what nursing establishment they need for safe hospital wards.
Latest nursing research has found that wards should have seven patients or fewer per registered nurse to avoid missing vital care.
People with diabetes are facing serious illness because the number of blood test strips available on the NHS are being rationed to cut costs, a charity has warned.