Issue : 6 March 2012
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Helping to develop educational tools for health professionals will support people with diabetes to manage their injectable therapies in the best way
Entering into a dialogue with patients about the care we give would result in meaningful feedback
Barriers to managing and improving quality Subscription
The quality agenda in the NHS is often discussed, but research found there is confusion over what quality means and several barriers to achieving it
Errors in insulin administration are common and can cause harm and even death. An audit aimed to standardise insulin syringe storage and labelling to improve safety
David Foster appointed as deputy to CNO Viv Bennett Subscription
Deputy chief nursing officer David Foster has been appointed as deputy to the Department of Health’s top public health nurse Viv Bennett.
Rates of amputation for people with diabetes are 10 times higher in certain areas of England that they are in others, a study found.
The CNO for Wales Jean White explains how initiatives are helping to improve safety and quality of care
Dying at home could save NHS £34m - Marie CurieSubscription
Cutting the hospital stay of 30,000 patients in the last stages of life by just four days could save the NHS £34 million, a charity has said.
This week, we’re watching EastEnders … what did you think of it?
Experts call for over-65s stroke screeningSubscription
Stroke specialists have called for national screening programmes to be introduced for people over the age of 65.