Issue : 4 February 2015
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“A third of pensioners have sex at least twice a month,” the Daily Mail reports.
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We talk to Rebecca Sherrington, respiratory consultant and chair of the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists, who has been a nurse for 19 years.
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Joanne Bennis started in her new post on Monday as chief nurse at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Short-term workforce planning means the NHS will spend almost £1bn on agency nurses in the 2014-15 financial year, according to the Royal College of Nursing.
Two thirds of primary care clinicians think the current exemption criteria for prescription charges in England should be widened to include anyone with a long-term condition, suggests a survey.
UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey most likely contracted ebola by wearing a visor as part of her personal protective equipment instead of the standard goggles normally provided, an investigation has concluded.
Jogging more than three times a week is as bad for health as not jogging at all, according to researchers.
A large-scale Danish study has found that premature babies grow out of the asthma which they are more likely to develop in early life than other infants.
The Royal College of Nursing has called on the future government to support safe staffing levels across all healthcare settings and ensure fair pay for nurses through a national framework of terms and conditions.