Issue : January 2012
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British scientists may have found a way to grow “off the shelf” veins and arteries, The Daily Telegraph has reported.
“Chemical found in deodorants, face cream and food products is discovered in tumours of ALL breast cancer patients”, reported the Daily Mail.
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement have announced that it is looking for experiences and stories from nursing staff and the public about changes, improvements and innovative new ways of working within care homes which will inform a new programme of work it is undertaking.
'Health bill opposition is not about pensions'Subscription
So the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have decided that enough is enough and it’s time to oppose the Health and Social Care Bill.
In the recent strong winds the large buddleia tree on our allotment was blown over. I have never “owned” a fallen tree before and, in a strange way, it rather affected me.
30% of stroke victims suffer confusionSubscription
Mental confusion afflicts as many as three in 10 stroke patients who have been admitted to hospital, research suggests.
Abortion clinics to advertise on TVSubscription
Private clinics that charge for pregnancy services, including abortions, will be able to advertise on television and radio under new regulations.
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.
All health professionals should share responsibility for patient nutrition, rather than the blame falling solely on nursing, according to a leading patient safety nurse.
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.