Issue : 6 October 2008
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Do you want to move into community nursing?Subscription
In the second in her series of career advice columns, Susan Hughes of the Health Learning and Skills Advice Line gives staff nurses advice on moving into community nursing.
Lying in this lonely roomNo wonder I feel a sense of doomI wish a nurse would come on byThere’s really no need to be shy
Looking for Sara Niekowicz and friendsSubscription
Zdendiak Michalina is looking for some old housemates
Do you find yourself a target of complaints for problems caused by budget cuts? If so, you're in good company. Continence care blogger Frank Booth has seen it all before
Tobacco smuggling kills more than illegal drugsSubscription
Tobacco smuggling is killing more people than illegal drugs, according to a study.
Warning over mental health problems in recessionSubscription
A charity has warned that the credit crunch could lead to a rise in mental health problems in society.
The number of patients sectioned under the Mental Health Act has increased by 20% over a ten-year period, according to a study.
NHS complaints system 'too complicated'Subscription
The NHS complaints system is too complicated, lengthy and difficult to navigate for users of health services, according to a report.
Double jab needed for bird flu pandemicSubscription
Frontline healthcare staff should have a double flu jab to protect them against a future bird flu pandemic, suggest UK researchers.
Miscarriage can harm next pregnancySubscription
Women who suffer a miscarriage during their first pregnancy are significantly more likely to have complications in future pregnancies, say Scottish researchers.