Issue : January 2012
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A short video has been made by students at Solent University to encourage more people to become health visitors.
A survey of older women has found they are happy with their sex lives even though encounters tend to be less frequent, the Daily Mail has reported.
Stress can have serious consequences. Be able to recognise the symptoms in yourself and your staff, says Carole Spiers.
NMC chief exec resignsSubscription
The chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Dickon Weir-Hughes has resigned from his post with immediate effect, Nursing Times has been told.
Giving eight out of 10 children the seasonal flu vaccination could reduce the overall number of influenza infections by up to 95%, according to UK researchers.
All hip fracture patients should be operated on within 48 hours of admission to minimise the risk of complications occuring while in hospital, latest UK guidance states.
All admissions should have HbA1c testSubscription
All inpatients should have their blood glucose levels checked on admission, regardless of whether they are known to have diabetes, according to new US clinical practice guidelines.
There is little conclusive evidence that herbal medicines are effective in managing the symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a review.
'The most important aspect of this job is touch'Subscription
Complementary therapist Jan Wilkinson feels touch is an essential aspect of care.
Infertile men may soon be able to father children with their own sperm grown outside their bodies, the Daily Mirror has today reported.