Issue : 4 October 2011
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Driving quality in diabetes careSubscription
A new generation of Point of Care blood glucose testing meters with wireless connectivity to the hospital’s IT systems is raising the quality of data collected andspeeding up nurse’s access to blood glucose results therefore improving patient safety and care.
Cerys David is a first year nursing student at the University of Chester. We’ll regularly check in with her to see how she’s doing.
The validity of chemotherapy drug Adriamycin has been called into question, as a new study shows breast cancer survival rates are almost unchanged by its usage.
A “smart pill” could be the latest breakthrough in the way irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is monitored and treated.
Two-thirds 'would use HIV home kit'Subscription
HIV testing kits could be used by almost two-thirds of people if they were made legal and regulated, a survey by Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) has revealed.
You chatted live to CNO Christine Beasley about what makes you proud to be a nurse.
Join us chatting live to the Editor of Nursing Times today at 1pm about how much support nurses can give those who are new to the profession
QNI appoints chair designateSubscription
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced that former Nursing Times editor Jane Salvage will be its next chair.
Men who develop type 2 diabetes have often gained less weight than women, according to a new study.
Obesity in children triples high blood pressure risk Subscription
Health professionals have been urged to be more vigilant against overweight children, as obesity can almost triple their risk of high blood pressure.