Issue : 4 May 2016
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Nursing leaders have expressed shock and dismay at “foolhardy” plans to scrap the nursing and midwifery advisory unit at the Department of Health.
Nursing director ‘reverse mentored’ by BME staffSubscription
The director of nursing at North East London and Essex NHS Foundation Trust will be “mentored” by a junior member of staff from an ethnic minority background, as part of efforts to tackle discrimination.
NHS Surrey Heath clinical commissioning group (CCG) is celebrating the role of practice nurses for this year’s International Nurses’ Day.
Your nursing stories: Moments to be proud ofSubscription
bill dynes Bill Dynes, Marie Curie nurse
Your nursing stories: Moments that inspireSubscription
Jane Ball, Principal Research Fellow, University of Southampton, and Doctoral Student at Karolinska Institute, Sweden
ann geraghty Ann Geraghty, Clinical Recruitment Manager
Marie Curie: A Nursing DaySubscription
Marie Curie will be following a number of nurses, all working in different settings, throughout the course of their shifts during the day and night on International Nurses’ Day.
Can you really 'catch' obesity?Subscription
“Obesity could be contagious like superbug C diff, suggest scientists,” The Daily Telegraph reports. This rather alarming headline follows a study that explored characteristics of bacteria living in the human gut.
“Scientists have revealed which fruit can stop toddlers crying due to stomach pains,” says the Daily Mirror, missing the point of the study it reports on.
“Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after ‘milestone’ genetic discovery,” says The Independent, about widely reported research investigating genetic mutations in people with breast cancer.