Issue : January 2018
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Cuts to continuing professional development (CPD) budgets for nurses should be reversed as part of efforts to retain an often “overstretched” and “struggling” workforce, a group of MPs has concluded in a major report.
Call to nominate children’s nurses for prestigious awardsVideoSubscription
National children’s charity, WellChild, has launched its annual call to nominate nurses and other health professionals that go the “extra mile” to make a real difference to the lives of young patients.
Nurses who go through fitness to practise procedures should get the equivalent of a speed awareness course for drivers to help them get back on track and prevent their loss to the profession, according to new campaign group.
Surgical representative bodies have said they do not support the views of a surgeon who recently claimed that nurses were less compassionate since nursing became a graduate profession.
Nurses and doctors learning togetherSubscription
One of the things that Helen Christodoulides cares passionately about is the health and wellbeing of colleagues, not just nurses but that of any professional or member of staff working in the delivery of healthcare.
The Care Quality Commission has warned trusts not to try and “play the system” to improve their inspection ratings at the expense of dealing with concerns, following an email from a chief nurse.
There are “significant associations” between catching respiratory infections, especially flu, and the risk of experiencing an acute myocardial infarction, according to Canadian researchers.
Taking vitamin D supplements could help to ease the painful symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new study by UK researchers.
Nursing research that has been withdrawn because of major errors or misconduct continues to be included in influential evidence reviews, according to a new study that warns patient safety may be at risk as a result.
Public Health England has issued advice for the public urging people to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after latest figures show measles cases are continuing to rise and outbreaks have been confirmed in five areas of England.