Issue : January 2012
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Nurses to feature in Olympics openerSubscription
Hundreds of NHS nurses are to feature in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, according to reports.
Unions have urged the government to slow down the roll out of the new non-emergency NHS telephone service amid fears a lack of nursing input could increase pressure on other services.
The number of people dying from heart attacks has halved in just under a decade, according to a study.
The Royal College of Nursing has strongly criticised moves by the Scottish Government to slash the number of training places for nurses and midwives by nearly 300 in 2012-13.
Nurses can use a simple, eight-question test to accurately measure and predict the severity of symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UK researchers.
The Royal College of Nursing has rejected suggestions it has weakened its opposition to the health bill, despite the apparent failure of the royal colleges to agree a consensus at the end of last week.
Motivate your team to embrace changeSubscription
Be passionate about your vision to help get your team on board, says Caroline Shaw.
Our tweetly round-up...Subscription
We scour the twittersphere in order to bring you our top tweets from this week. Did you make it in?
Anaphylactic shock following vaccination is “extremely rare,” according to research by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Is taking a pill easier than treatment?Subscription
I recently saw a patient in one of my nurse-led clinics who had had a long history of overactive bladder.