Issue : 7 June 2011
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Death remains a taboo subject in Britain, according to new research commissioned by the Dying Matters Coalition.
Many things bemuse me. The popularity of Cheryl Cole is an obvious example. Or gangsta rap – and I know I’m not the target audience but what is that all about?
A&E 'sees rise in treating young'Subscription
There has been a dramatic rise in the number of children taken to A&E departments with common illnesses, research suggests.
Abortion numbers rise in England and WalesSubscription
There has been a slight rise in the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales, official figures show.
ACA launch a pelvic floor leaflet for teenage girls Subscription
The ACA have produced a leaflet to help teenagers understand the role of the pelvic floor and how to look after it.
‘Why was no one being held accountable?’
Patients have a more favourable impression of their care and are less likely to suffer an adverse incident if they are involved in their care, a study has found.
New findings show that treatment with a specific alpha blocker helps reduce symptoms and improve quality of life for men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
Dementia patients who are given antipsychotic drugs should have their prescriptions reviewed within a year, experts have claimed.
Are your patients satisfied with your surgery?Subscription
Patients choose their care centre by evaluating the quality of the service not the quality of nursing care, says RN Jennifer Ward