Issue : June 2018
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For nearly two decades patient safety experts have looked to the airline industry as a model for safety and reporting practices.
Blackcurrant cough syrup recall over mould riskSubscription
Some batches of own-brand blackcurrant cough syrups for children have been recalled because there is a risk that they may include mould, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) has advised.
Charity begins pilot of online bereavement services Subscription
Health and social care charity Sue Ryder is to pilot an online bereavement service to support people dealing with grief.
There is not enough evidence to recommend women take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy to help avoid high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, according to a major new study.
Concerns raised by nurses more than 25 years ago about excessive use of powerful painkilling drugs at Gosport War Memorial Hospital were ignored resulting in lives being needlessly cut short, according to a public inquiry into more than 800 deaths at the hospital.
Two members of staff from Northampton Hospital discuss the importance of learning disability training.
The Scottish government has said it will increase efforts to recruit nurses and other health care staff from overseas to address staffing shortages following the relaxation of UK visa rules.
More than a third of the people making the list of Health and Care’s Top 70 Stars, which were decided by a public vote, are nurses.
It’s time to dispel the stereotypical global view that the nursing profession belongs only to women.
Student NT editor Heather Phelan shares her advice for discussing suicide with patients.