Issue : January 2012
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Health groups to discuss NHS plansSubscription
Health unions and Royal Colleges will hold a summit tonight to discuss the government’s controversial reforms of the NHS.
Government orders review of NMCSubscription
It has been confirmed that the Nursing and Midwifery Council is to undergo a strategic review due to its failure to deal with a long standing backlog of fitness to practise cases.
Clinicians should take special care when deciding whether to use new non-drug treatment for severe asthma because more research is needed into the practice, latest guidance state.
Hospital nurses lose payments worth £500 a yearSubscription
Nearly half of nurses at a south coast hospital could lose “recruitment and retention” payments worth around £500 a year.
Several newspapers have reported that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not increase the risk of breast cancer.
We talk to Janet Davies, director of nursing and service delivery at the Royal College of Nursing, who started training as a nurse 36 years ago.
'Sometimes Parkinson’s patients have complex needs and it helps having someone to see them at home'Subscription
Lynn Gill’s ingenuity has transformed life for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
The chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives has hit back at the health secretary over claims that clinicians were opposing the government’s health bill because of concerns about pensions.
Nursing student to represent England at netballSubscription
A Leicester nursing student has been chosen to represent England at the upcoming Under-21 World Netball Championships.
British scientists may have found a way to grow “off the shelf” veins and arteries, The Daily Telegraph has reported.