Issue : 5 March 2014
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#NTtwitchat: What impact will the reduction of 4,000 senior nurses have on the health service?VideoSubscription
We asked the nursing community on twitter for their reaction to the Royal College of Nursing reporting than there are 4,000 fewer nurses in the health service than four years ago.
With the government rejecting an independent recommendation for a 1% NHS payrise, we asked student nurses on twitter for their reaction.
“People who eat diets rich in animal protein carry similar cancer risk to those who smoke 20 cigarettes each day,” reports The Daily Telegraph.
“Regular nightmares in childhood may be an early warning sign of psychotic disorders,” BBC News reports.
We want to make the NHS a better place to work, and be transparent about improvements and failings, says Dean Royles
Former nurse to lead Cygnet Health CareSubscription
Private mental healthcare provider Cygnet Health Care has appointed a former nurse as its new chief executive.
NHS organisations are not being checked to see whether they are adhering to “best practice” guidance issued by health regulators, a charity has warned.
The health service has nearly 4,000 fewer senior nurses than it did just four years ago, according to a report by the Royal College of Nursing.
“Stethoscopes ‘more contaminated’ than doctors hands,” BBC News reports after new Swiss research has suggested that the much-used instrument may spread bacteria inside hospitals, including MRSA.
Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to be obese adults, the Daily Mail reports, after an analysis found a link between caesarean section and obesity in later life.