Issue : 9 April 2014
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Patients visiting the antenatal clinic at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust are now being greeted by a virtual assistant called “Shanice”.
Giving staff role clarity will help to will bring improvements to patient care, says Brendan Brown
60 seconds with...Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson, deputy chief nurse at the University Hospital of South ManchesterSubscription
We talk to Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson, deputy chief nurse at the University Hospital of South Manchester, who qualified as a nurse in 1994.
“Probiotics ‘don’t ease’ baby colic,” the Mail Online reports. A small, though well-conducted, study suggests that probiotics – commonly touted as “friendly bacteria” – could actually make symptoms worse.
The Royal College of Nursing has written to MPs across the “political spectrum” asking them to support efforts to contest the government’s decision to hold back a basic pay rise for many nurses.
Heart failure admission cases double when a patient has had poor sleep, according to new research presented at a nursing conference.
Millions of people in the UK could be failing to recognise that they are obese − putting themselves at risk of early death, a report suggests.
Unison members in Doncaster have held a further 48 hours of strike action this week over changes to their pay and conditions.
The spread of poor diets with large amounts of processed food, fat and refined sugar could be leading to increasing levels of inflammation in the body and, as a result, contributing to increased asthma prevalence, say researchers.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance aimed at addressing confusion over the clinical management of people affected by drug allergy.