Issue : 4 November 2015
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Government details of how cuts to public health budgets are to be applied have created a “state of despair” among those working in prevention, with health visiting, school nursing and sexual health services all expected to be in the line of fire for savings.
More people could die or suffer harm in police custody unless the NHS tightens new standards for nurses and other professionals working with this vulnerable group, claim forensic nursing experts.
Intensively lowering blood pressure below currently recommended targets significantly cuts rates of major cardiovascular events among a wide range of high-risk patients, according to researchers.
Nursing experts on dementia have welcomed a new national training framework, calling it a “positive” move and “important” resource for staff working across health and social care services.
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Training in meditation and other mindfulness techniques brings lasting improvements in mental health and quality of life for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, according to researchers.
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An accident and emergency nurse from Edinburgh has been chosen as the Scottish clinical research nurse of the year for 2015.
Lord Carter of Coles is to recommend that hospital trusts submit more of their staffing data to national bodies.
“ME can be beaten by positive thinking and taking more exercise,” is the rather simplistic message from the Daily Mail following the results of a long-term study involving 481 people.
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A children’s community liaison nurse from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has received national praise for her work on developing mental health services for school pupils.