Issue : 7 February 2012
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Older patients undergoing rehabilitation value the relationship they build with nurses more than any specific role they perform, according to a small study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Lib Dem deputy leader wants Lansley removed Subscription
The coalition is braced for another buffeting over its NHS reforms today, with health secretary Andrew Lansley’s future still hanging in the balance.
An overwhelming majority of nurses believe the health and social care bill should be dropped, according to a poll by Nursing Times.
The decline in NHS productivity, one of the reasons for the government’s controversial health reforms, is “a myth”, it has been claimed.
Infants allowed to feed themselves with finger foods from the start of weaning – known as baby led weaning – are likely to eat more healthily and be an appropriate weight as they get older than infants spoon-fed purees, indicates a study online in BMJ Open.
Healthcare staff should consider the possibility of physical abuse if a child presents with three or more psychosomatic events in a month, researchers have suggested.
Awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) needs to raised among midwives, a new poll suggests.
As nurses we know how important it is that patients have everything explained to them properly and access to the right information at the right time.
Soft drinks 'increase asthma risk'Subscription
A link between asthma and high levels of soft drink consumption has been suggested by researchers in Australia.
Health professionals have been urged to make pregnant women, the over-65s and parents of young children aware of the risks of vitamin D deficiency.