Issue : June 2011
View all stories from this issue.
Government stands by pension changeSubscription
The government is on course for an autumn showdown with the trade unions after Treasury chief secretary Danny Alexander insisted ministers would not back down over plans to reform public sector pensions.
Knee surgery aid for sports injuriesVideoSubscription
A new device could improve the success rate for surgery on a knee injury that has afflicted sports stars such as Michael Owen, scientists have said.
A vaccine targeting the human papillomavirus (HPV) has produced “encouraging” results.
Better support for carers urgedSubscription
GPs will be given an information pack to help them identify and provide more support to the six million carers in the UK.
Two Winterbourne View nurses suspended by NMCSubscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today suspended the registration of two nurses from Winterbourne View Care Home in Hambrook, which recently featured in an episode of Panorama.
Nurses who work in accident and emergency or mental health settings are more likely to smoke than other nurses, according to an Australian study.
Increased testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may have caused the first decrease in new cases in a decade.
Olive oil should be recommended for over-65s in a bid to prevent strokes among older people, researchers say.
Widening online health services could improve men’s health by reaching those who do not engage with traditional face-to-face NHS services, a leading health charity has said.
'The presentation is graphic but not gratuitous: I tell them the realities and the worst stories'Subscription
A&E nurse clinician Rob Jackson sees the results of knife crime first hand - and tells young people all about it