Issue : February 2018
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The Language of Kindness Subscription
’The pages turn with ease as Christie writes with such an engaging, honest and humorous manner that it is virtually impossible to put this book down.’
'I find myself sitting on a precipice'Subscription
Student nurse Claire Axcell talks about what it’s like to be a student in her final year
We need to know what you think matters to people living with cancer.
’It is well written and structured systematically and clearly, perhaps a few detailed and colourful illustrations would assist however it reads easily and was informative.’
As we head into nutrition and hydration week (12-18th March), Sarah Moppett questions where more can be done to prevent malnutrition in hospitals.
The road to life saving stomach surgery for some obese patients is blocked - research can help clear a pathSubscription
Obese patients have as much right to be offered effective treatment as those with other serious diseases such as cancer, yet for some patients the road to life saving stomach surgery is blocked. Research can help clear a path, writes Prof John Wilding, the national specialty lead for metabolic and endocrine disorders at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
We’ve launched an updated version of our newsletter, Primary Care Update.
Adult-onset diabetes cases should be classified into five different types, rather than just type 1 or 2, according to researchers from Scandinavia.
Do you know a Macmillan professional or team who’s gone above and beyond to help people living cancer?
As student nurses, it’s easy to be paralysed by the belief that as we’re still training; it’s too soon for us to make a difference, says student nurse Peta Temple.