Issue : 4 December 2012
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Work some magic to change mindsSubscription
Knowing how best to influence people will help you turn your ideas into reality
A&E nurses to screen for dementiaSubscription
A Midlands hospital has created two nursing posts to screen older emergency patients for dementia.
League table plan for surgery teamsSubscription
Teams of medics are to be pitted against each other in league tables.
A&E waits getting longer, warns regulatorSubscription
Waiting times in accident and emergency departments are getting longer, according to a national survey.
IVF birth 'doubles asthma risk'Subscription
An IVF birth more than doubles the likelihood of a child developing asthma, research has shown.
Nobel nominated midwife visits unitSubscription
A Ugandan midwife nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize visited one of Britain’s newest maternity units on Wednesday as she seeks to reduce the number of women who die in childbirth in her home country.
More than 1,400 NHS Direct staff have been warned they could be at risk of redundancy as the organisation shrinks by around a third, Nursing Times has learnt.
'I fly very ill VIPs with a two hour max air time' Subscription
Graham Lloyd-Brandrick explains what makes the Isle of Man’s air-ambulance service that bit different
Chancellor abandons plans for NHS regional pay Subscription
Chancellor George Osborne has abandoned plans to introduce regional pay in the NHS. However, he accepted the NHS Pay Review Body’s call for the Agenda for Change pay framework to be altered in order “to meet the challenges and cost pressures in the NHS”.
A month after I had driven my excited, healthy and independent 18 year old daughter Emily to start her first year at University I received a text from her saying she felt unwell.