Issue : 31 March 2008
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Government due to announce nurses' pay riseSubscription
An announcement from the government on nurses’ pay is imminent, Nursing Times has learned.
From nervous start to victorious finish - via stress, debate, assessment, collaboration and, of course, fun. Jessica Streeting reports on taking part in the NT Leadership Challenge
NHS Connecting for Health has announced the appointment of a midwife as national clinical lead (NCL), as part of plans to involve a wide range of healthcare professionals in the National Programme for IT (NPfIT).
Day in the Life of a Senior Lecturer in HealthSubscription
Name: Wendi BraithwaiteRole: Senior Lecturer in HealthLocation: University Campus Suffolk –IpswichWage: UndisclosedPrevious job: Clinical manager in an acute trust
Take Charge of Your CareerSubscription
Nurse and career coach Emma Soy advises clinicians how they can take charge of their career
Clinical Skills Challenge - case study 1Subscription
On the following pages are details of a fictional patient, complete with context, case history and test results. Your job is to diagnose the condition and suggest treatment options. Follow the instructions at the bottom of the article to submit your entry. Winners will receive a free training course. We will also publish a detailed review of the case study with an interpretation of the results on nursingtimes.net.
Thousands of people have benefited from Rami Jumnoodoo’s award-winning relapse prevention project, as Alison Whyte finds out
Wales plans to cut NHS bureaucracySubscription
Plans have been unveiled to cut Local Health Boards in Wales from 22 to eight.
Warning over climate change diseasesSubscription
Extreme weather conditions associated with climate change, such as frequent floods and heat waves, could have huge health impacts for the UK, doctors have warned.
HPA releases infant radiation guidanceSubscription
The Health Protection Agency has published new guidance on how to calculate radiation doses received by foetuses and breastfed infants after being ingested or inhaled by the mother.