Issue : January 2012
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Woman dies at Stepping HillSubscription
A 60-year-old woman, believed to have been poisoned by contaminated saline at a hospital, has died, police said.
My wife is away and I have a cold.
Warning over fall in social care fundingSubscription
Spending on older people’s social care in England has fallen by half a billion pounds, according to a new report.
Trusts should be “wary” of withholding pay increments from staff with poor attendance records, one of the country’s most senior industrial relations figures has told Nursing Times.
A short video has been made by students at Solent University to encourage more people to become health visitors.
A major shake-up of nurse education in London has resulted in the University of West London being dropped from a list of the capital’s training providers.
Unite rejects pensions dealSubscription
A union representing more than 100,000 NHS workers has rejected the government’s offer on pensions, opening up the possibility for more industrial action.
Unions claim 'united front' against health billSubscription
Health unions have described their opposition to the health bill as an “unprecedented united front”, following a hardening of opinion by the royal colleges of nursing and midwives.
The union Unite has said Northumbria Foundation Trust “could face a legal challenge” after nearly halving the mileage paid to some of its staff.
Understand when to give praiseSubscription
Greater staff morale is just one benefit of recognising and rewarding achievements, says Susan Hodgetts.