Issue : 4 October 2011
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Lansley: 'We must tackle problems in nursing'Subscription
Health secretary Andrew Lansley has pledged to give “nurses time to care” and to “root out bad practice” in his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference.
Former nurse Colin Norris may appeal against his murder conviction based on new evidence provided by a leading expert on insulin and hypoglycaemia.
A senior Unison figure has revealed that the union is prepared to accept some hospital reconfigurations.
Breast cancer symptoms cannot be identified by one-fifth of women, a new poll has suggested.
Top nurse leaders namedSubscription
There are fewer than 50 nursing directors on a national list of around 1,000 people being lined up for the most senior NHS leadership roles, Nursing Times can reveal.
Failures at a Norfolk health centre highlight the need to understand the “significant risk” of nurse-led primary care practices, according to the author of a damning report into care failings.
Trade your Crocs for steel toe caps Subscription
Emergency nurses and paramedics need to walk in each other’s shoes, says Mike Brady
We must stop cavalier changes to hospital staffing, says Peter Griffiths
Pressure on midwives threatens choice policySubscription
Midwives are increasingly under pressure and having to cut home birth services, apparently because of funding cuts, a survey shows.
Community nurses 'fear for safety' in CroydonSubscription
Community nurses and healthcare assistants making home visits alone and out of hours in Croydon are being told that their fears for their personal safety are “exaggerated”, according to unions.