Issue : 6 March 2012
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The prohibition of smoking in public places has resulted in a fall in complications during pregnancies in Scotland, according to researchers.
Rates of amputation for people with diabetes are 10 times higher in certain areas of England that they are in others, a study found.
This week, we’re watching EastEnders … what did you think of it?
Jackie Donohue works as a custody nurse practitioner with the metropolitan police …
Improving diabetes careSubscription
A Nursing Times survey indicated most nurses saw the benefits of using a connected meter to manage diabetes, writes Kathy Oxtoby
Heart failure drug gets initial go-aheadSubscription
A drug that can reduce the need for heart failure patients to be hospitalised by 30% has been given the green light by European regulators.
Selenium supplements may increase the risk of illnesses such as type-2 diabetes, new research suggests.
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.
The CNO for Wales Jean White explains how initiatives are helping to improve safety and quality of care
Nursing staff are being asked to record the nurse-to-patient ratio on their ward as part of a major national survey by Unison.