Issue : 5 November 2014
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The best part of being adult branch editor is that, as well as providing a platform for me to discuss a profession I love, I am also able to highlight and celebrate the achievements of my colleagues.
Unison in Wales has announced that it has decided to suspend industrial action by its NHS members planned for next week, after ministers put forward fresh proposals on pay.
The Commons’ health select committee is today launching its latest inquiry into end of life care, in the wake of the controversy over the now withdrawn Liverpool Care Pathway.
“Shift workers should avoid tucking into steak, brown rice or green veg at night,” because these foods “disrupt the body clock,” the Mail Online reports.
We talk to Jo Collins, matron/senior nurse at East and North Hertfordshire Trust, who has been a nurse for 30 years.
“Subtle changes in the walking pattern of Parkinson’s patients could predict their rate of cognitive decline,” The Times reports after new research compared the gait of people with Parkinson’s disease with those of healthy volunteers.
The government has withheld millions of pounds earmarked for technology to help reduce pressure on nurses by improving efficiency and cutting the burden of bureaucracy.
A Spanish nursing assistant who recovered from ebola had credited health care workers with saving her life and offered to donate blood to help cure others.
Scientists believe they have found an alternative to antibiotics which could be used to combat superbugs such as MRSA.
Life is likely to last longer if it has a purpose and seems worthwhile, new research suggests.