Issue : February 2018
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Time to implement the lessons learnedSubscription
Dr Ben Thomas looks at the case of Richard Handley and how important it is for the system to learn from its mistakes.
New tests that focus on damage to proteins in blood plasma could indicate autism in children, according to UK researchers, who say their breakthrough could lead to earlier diagnosis.
Europe experienced a 400% increase in measles cases in 2017, compared to previous year, the World Health Organization has warned.
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to an international study, including UK patients.
Not being aware of memory problems predicts the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers, who say it could provide clinicians with insights on clinical progression to dementia.
New unit ‘tangible sign’ of changes at Morecambe Bay Subscription
A trust at the centre of a major review of maternity safety with national implications has marked the progress it has made in the last three years with the official opening of a new birth centre.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has unveiled a list of over 90 procedures and communication skills that nursing associates should be trained in, as part of draft proposals published yesterday.
Women who regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at work appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not, according to new research.
Maternity staff at a teaching hospital are set to welcome a new piece of clinical training equipment that provides realistic simulations of childbirth, following a successful trial of the technology.
The Royal College of Nursing is launching a UK-wide survey of its members on the principle of removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy.