Issue : June 2011
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Men apparently don’t do enough to look after their health. Why?
A survey has found that 41% of people found that their healthcare professional was the best person to talk to about their diabetes.
Sleeping on left side may reduce risk of still birth Subscription
The position in which women sleep on the last night of their pregnancy is related to their risk of still birth, say researchers.
Although prostate cancer kills more than 10,000 men every year, it is still commonly believed that those who have the disease often die as a result of another illness first.
'Talent management is about doing things for your best people and investing in their development'Subscription
Knowing the aspirations and potential of your staff will help you get the best out of them, says Sue Pemberton
'I’m a bit sad to admit much of my inspiration and learning has been from doctors as opposed to nurses'Subscription
We talk to Gail South, respiratory nurse consultant and clinical lead at BreathingSpace, a nurse-led respiratory disease unit at Rotherham Foundation Trust. She has been a nurse for 32 years.
There must be a registered nurse on the board of every GP led commissioning consortia, the government has said in its revised health reform plans – marking a victory for the Nursing Times’ Seat on the Board campaign.
Gwynneth Paltrow is of course very famous. Well known for sobbing at the Oscars and, my wife assures me, for being in “lots of films”.
Senior lecturer, Peter Woodward, argues in light of the BBC Panorama case, the advantages of registration and the positive attitude of support staff towards registration, it should happen as soon as possible
A new body due to be set up to oversee the education of health professionals should undertake an urgent review of healthcare assistant regulation, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.