Issue : January 2012
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MPs have called for “two alcohol-free days each week and clearer guidelines on drinking”, The Guardian and other news sources reported.
The news of chief executive and registrar Dickon Weir-Hughes’ sudden exit from the Nursing and Midwifery Council couldn’t have come at a worse time for nursing.
Every newspaper I have seen over the past two weeks appears to be giving away a fitness guide, with names such as Think Your Way Fit, Olympic Fitness for the Over-40s and Fifteen Ways to Fit Into Last Year’s Pants. Nursing Times isn’t planning such a supplement, they are too busy doing nursing stuff, so I offer my own personal guide to wellbeing.
A mobile phone app has been launched as part of efforts to improve sexual health and reduce unplanned teenage pregnancies in Kent.
Nursing - do you remember?Subscription
Have you ever played ‘do you remember’, when a group of like-minded people with a common history start reminiscing? It happened to me the other day, and I want to tell you about it.
Delegate registration is now open for the Association for Continence Advice (ACA) Annual Conference 2012.
Throat spray to help detect cancerSubscription
A fluorescent “throat spray” that pinpoints abnormal cells could help healthcare staff spot early oesophagus cancer, research has shown.
New food guidelines for childrenSubscription
New guidelines on suitable food and drink for young children will be launched on Monday.
The chair of the review of nursing and care standards announced by the prime minister has said it should address staffing issues and not “beat up” professionals.
Over a third of nurses believe the Care Quality Commission does not take sufficient account of staffing levels, according to a survey conducted by the Royal College of Nursing.