Issue : July 2018
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When someone becomes ill, financial issues can cause worry.
Children as young as 12 will be among the first patients seen at a new NHS clinic, which is being set up to address computer game addiction.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University.
Glastonbury Festival founder, Michael Eavis, has offered to give 500 free tickets to local student nurses in Somerset, in order to engage more people with the profession and boost recruitment.
Armchair karate has been helping older people in Northumberland stay physically active, after a nurse purchased equipment so they could test out their “best jabs” at the care home she runs.
The NHS in England is facing up to a 35% shortfall in learning disability nurses by 2020 unless action is taken to address the current education and recruitment “crisis”, according to an official analysis.
Video technology and feedback can help overcome communication breakdowns between nurses and doctors, according to US researchers who note it is one of the main reasons for care mistakes.
When building resilience for nursing in the sphere of digital informatics nursing, employing one nurse to lead in an organisation is not enough.