Issue : February 2010
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Nursing Times’ resident US nurse Sara Morgan is struggling to understand the point of early warning scores. Shouldn’t all good nurses already know their way around vital signs?
A sexual health study has revealed that nearly three quarters of British women have never been tested for the disease.
Midwife Angela Loughton has taken up a new role of bereavement specialist to and helps those who have had a miscarriage, stillbirth or lost a baby after birth.
Thumbs up for new modesty gownsSubscription
New hospital gowns will save patients’ dignity and the NHS money when they are introduced in March.
Basildon 'guilty' over patient deathSubscription
Officials at Basildon University Hospital in Essex have pleaded guilty to health and safety failings that led to the death of a patient with severe learning disabilities.
A doctor’s experiences with terminal cancer are the subject of a new website and upcoming documentary
Seal-rescuing nurse sets up marine charitySubscription
A prison nurse who moonlights as a seal rescuer in East Yorkshire has set up a marine rescue charity.
'Surely these people have been through enough?'Subscription
Fi Stephenson reports on the harrowing aftermath of the Haiti earthquake
An inaugural joint Professor of Midwifery is being recruited by King’s College and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Nurse nominated for romantic novel awardSubscription
Senior nursing lecturer Jean Fullerton has been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s 2010 Romance Novel of the Year Award.