Issue : 8 February 2011
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Being forced off work with sore hands inspired entrepreneurial children’s nurse Antonia Steven to launch a nurse friendly, all natural hand cream
The government’s mantra “No decision about me without me”, has turned out to be pie in the sky.
New ligaments let the kettle flexSubscription
When I was a district nurse a while ago, I was visiting a lady who wasn’t terribly popular with other staff.
Liquid drugs 'more prone to error'Subscription
Liquid medication is four times more likely to be taken wrongly by care home residents than capsules or tablets, according to a study.
75% hospital tests 'not followed up'Subscription
As many as three-quarters of hospital tests are not followed up, a systematic review of international studies has indicated.
RCM concern over midwifery cutsSubscription
Royal College of Midwives general secretary Cathy Warwick has described potential cuts to midwifery training places as “extremely worrying”.
Went for a day trip with an old friend yesterday. We had a nice lunch, wandered around the shops.
Should health visitors and school nurses have a greater mental health role?
Overseas RCN cash debatedSubscription
Members of the Royal College of Nursing are to be asked whether it should reduce or even stop funding its international work, in light of financial pressures in the UK.
Yearly nurse pay scale rise to continue in WalesSubscription
Incremental pay rises for nurses working in Wales will not be frozen, first minister for Wales Carwyn Jones has signalled.