Issue : July 2018
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Clocking up 45 or more working hours in a week is linked to a heightened risk of diabetes in women, according to an observational study in Canada.
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.
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A case study showing an example of how medication administration errors and recording errors led to a nurse facing the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise panel
The Welsh government and health unions have agreed a proposed pay increase of 6.5% for NHS staff in Wales for the next three years.
The issues around gender inequality have taken a much higher profile in recent months.
New “nanofiber” wound dressings that contain vitamin D hold promise for reducing the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs), according to US researchers.
Professionals, patients and families give their views on the use of restrictive practices in psychiatric inpatient services for children and young people. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion