Issue : 8 May 2012
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Personal care at the end of life and after deathSubscription
New guidance gives nurses clear advice on care surrounding death
In this Policy+, we look at the impact mandated minimum nurse staffing levels have had in other countries and consider current guidelines and recommendations.
Just one in 10 people realise that a persistent cough could be a key symptom of lung cancer, according to statistics released by the government as it launches a campaign to raise awareness about the disease.
Fertility treatment raises the risk of birth defects in babies, the largest study of its kind has found.
Twice as many young people living in the North East of England receive treatment for alcohol problems compared with the rest of the country, a study has found.
Ever thought (or worse told) a student that training was better/tougher/more useful in your days as a trainee nurse?
I am sat in my first job interview applying for the position of a district nurse, when the interviewer starts to tell us we must complete 14 calculations questions, fill out a drug chart and write a care plan for a patient, all in 30 minutes.
A simple drawing test can predict the long-term risk of dying after a first stroke among older men, research has found.
A “staggering” amount of necessary care is left undone by nurses at the end of their shifts because of staffing pressures. Do you agree? Is this affecting you? Add your comments and they could be published in the magazine
Aintree trust to assess nursing staff levelsSubscription
Aintree University Hospitals Foundation Trust has launched a month-long study to assess nursing staff levels.