Issue : 4 March 2015
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Despite their potential for mental stimulation, video games currently only provide limited benefits to older care home residents due to the need for “extensive support” from nursing staff, a new study has found.
Group working: heaven or hell?Subscription
The thought of having to produce work as a group can bring about feelings of dread and fear, sending a shiver up the spine of even the most dedicated student.
Cardiovascular disease remains the “top killer” of women in Europe, despite misconceptions that it is a “man’s disease”, cardiologists have highlighted.
Independent healthcare provider the Nuffield Health has announced the appointment of Carol Kefford as its new chief nurse.
The increasing demand for primary care consultations is being absorbed by nurses and other practice staff, rather than GPs, according to latest data analysis.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has provisionally recommended the drug apixaban (Eliquis) as an option for treating and preventing venous thromboembolism in adults.
Patients who have the inflammatory arthritic condition gout are significantly less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study involving UK patients.
Nearly nine out of 10 staff and volunteers experience stress, low mood and poor mental health at some point while working for the emergency services, according to survey findings.
Being a successful leader might pull you away from patients but Nuala Close found the opposite is true
A new tool developed by Macmillan can help your patients self-assess their genetic cancer risk