Issue : December 2011
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“A rare syndrome linked to autism could help explain the origins of the condition,” BBC News reported.
'Education and understanding are so important in this field because blood transfusion is all about patient safety'Subscription
We talk to Bev Ward, a nurse for 31 years, with experience as an Enrolled Nurse (Mental Illness), then as a Registered General Nurse, and now as a Transfusion Practitioner for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
As many as 24,000 people with diabetes are dying unnecessarily each year, many of the papers have reported today.
“Alcohol is to blame for unsafe sex,” the Daily Mirror has announced.
Chronic fatigue syndrome could affect one in 100 pupils, BBC News reported.
An experimental gene treatment means that people with haemophilia B may no longer need medication, BBC News has reported.
“Cancer survival rates could fall because of a rise in the cost of diagnosis and treatment over the next 10 years,” the Daily Express has warned.
Researchers have developed a test “that could spot a curable cause of high blood pressure in thousands of people”, the Daily Mirror has reported.
DH unveils new director of nursingSubscription
Viv Bennett has been announced as England’s most senior public health nurse.
'My mentor is too busy'Subscription
How many times do we hear that from student nurses?