Issue : 9 April 2014
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Don’t use excuses for lack of progress. Learn process skills to ensure you get things done
Patients visiting the antenatal clinic at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust are now being greeted by a virtual assistant called “Shanice”.
Values-based training for mental health nursesSubscription
Values-based education is believed to improve interpersonal relationships between staff and patients and carers. Two Scottish health boards set up training courses
Using humanising values to support careSubscription
This article uses a patient scenario to demonstrate how recognising and valuing humanity in all our interactions can be used to instil compassion and dignity
What have the 6Cs done for leg ulcers?
Men with prostate cancer are being given false hope by tests that underestimate the aggressiveness of their disease, a study suggests.
Some of Northern Ireland’s most senior health professionals are today holding a summit on the pressures facing unscheduled and accident and emergency care there.
Cases of type 2 diabetes have soared by an estimated 75% in London over the past decade, according to a new report.
The current and recent use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat among older adults, a study has found.
Strategies to reduce or eliminate wound painSubscription
Wound pain is often underestimated and poorly managed. A variety of techniques can be used by health professionals to improve its assessment and management