Issue : July 2018
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Last week I attended an event to discuss the challenges facing the social care sector and how best to raise awareness of them in the media.
Can you advise this student nurse?
A petition calling for student nurses to be paid a minimum living wage, following the scrapping of the bursary, has been signed by over 250,000 people since it was set up three weeks ago.
A new nurse-led pilot has been launched to provide rough sleepers in the Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal areas with mental health assessment and short-term interventions.
New health secretary Matt Hancock has pledged to “fight” for health and care staff, and to launch a consultation exercise across a range of issues facing the health service workforce.
I have long been concerned about power and ‘parentalism’ in healthcare.
Kirsty Boden, the nurse who was murdered while giving assistance to the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack, has been given a posthumous award for bravery by the Queen.
Patients with some forms of kidney stones should have greater access to non-invasive procedures to remove them, according to new draft clinical guidance for England.
School age boys in the UK should be offered vaccination against the cancer causing human papillomavirus (HPV), according to government advisors.
Increased consumption of omega 3 fats via supplements offers little or no protection on cardiovascular diseases, according to a new review of clinical evidence, led by UK researchers.