Issue : April 2018
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One inhaler containing three drugs used once a day appears to be superior than existing dual therapy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a major trial.
A new school of nursing based in Doncaster has been opened this week by BPP University, following the launch of undergraduate nurse training for the first time by the private higher education provider last year.
The Royal College of Nursing is asking mental health nurses what needs to change in order to ensure mental and physical health are given the same priority and importance in the NHS.
The UK licence and guidance relating to sodium valproate have been changed in the wake of the recent announcement of new Europe-wide safety measures relating to the drug.
Measles poses the most serious threat to babies and toddlers that have not been vaccinated, according to research in the wake of several years when outbreaks of the disease have occurred.
Student nurses and midwives in Wales will continue to receive a bursary in 2019, the country’s health secretary has confirmed.
Recent opioid use is associated with both an increased risk of falls in older adults and also an increased risk of death, warn Canadian researchers in the wake of a large study.
A London trust and its nursing director have found themselves at the centre of unwanted publicity, after it was widely reported they had “banned” patients from wearing pyjamas during the day.
The recent approval of new education and proficiency standards for nurses is to be welcomed for several reasons, but there is also a danger assessment could suffer.
Over a quarter of community nurses still use paper-based systems, despite the vast majority who utilise technology saying they find digital ways of working more reliable, according to a new report.