Issue : July 2018
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Miss any of the news affecting the profession during July 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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.
An amateur radio station has been launched to promote both the NHS 70th anniversary and also other national initiatives such as the #EndPJparalysis campaign.
We have just released details of the nurses and nursing teams that have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s Nursing Times Workforce Awards.
An urgent call for people to get tested for hepatitis C virus has been made by Public Health England, after new survey data suggested a lack of awareness.
A healthy diet combined with staying active can reduce cognitive decline, according to researchers from Sweden and China.
Maternity experts have given a cautious thumbs up to best practice guidance on reducing stillbirths, after a major independent evaluation found it probably helped to prevent baby deaths.
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Patients on Merseyside are benefitting from a pioneering service that allows them to receive treatment for cancer in their workplace.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not associated with cognitive decline when women have recently started the menopause or do not have diabetes, according to US researchers.
New guidance has been published for nurses and midwives who are supporting victims of domestic abuse, or related safeguarding issues, to help them register to vote anonymously in elections.
Intensive blood pressure control has been shown for the first time to reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, according to findings from a large US trial.
The Royal College of Nursing is to commission an independent review into the “governance and process” that has resulted in confusion and anger among nurses over their expected pay rise.