Issue : 4 October 2011
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Midwife job cuts despite higher birthrate - RCMSubscription
Despite a rising birthrate and a shortage of professionals, senior midwives are being urged to further cut staff numbers, a survey found.
Numbers receiving MMR jab equal to 1990sSubscription
The combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccination is being administered to an increasing number of children in England, official figures show.
The study for regulator Monitor found delivery of cancer targets was a “key challenge” in 2010/11 and continued to be so for some trusts in the first quarter of this financial year.
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Attitudes towards Gypsy TravellersSubscription
Nurses need to recognise and overcome negative attitudes towards Gypsy Travellers to help address the health needs of this community
NPSA issues new safety warningsSubscription
Hospital patients suffering from a rare immune system disorder can deteriorate rapidly with potentially fatal consequences, nurses have been warned.
The second in a two-part series discusses the use of defibrillators in hospitals