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Madeleine Davies

Stories

  • Nurses fair well in health and social care awardsSubscription

    7 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Renal nurses who helped achieve a 40% reduction in patient bed days are among the winners of this year’s Health and Social Care Awards.

  • Free DVD helps parents prepare for babySubscription

    4 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) is offering healthcare professionals a free DVD to help prepare parents for life with a baby.

  • Cancer nurses reduce depression in patientsSubscription

    4 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Specially trained cancer nurses could substantially improve the management of depression in cancer patients, according to new research.

  • Travellers bring deadly malaria to UKSubscription

    4 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A deadly form of malaria is on the rise in UK travellers who continue to ignore prevention messages, according to the Health Protection Agency

  • C. diff rates soar among pensioners in ScotlandSubscription

    3 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A record number of pensioners in Scotland have been diagnosed with Clostridium difficile according to new figures.

  • Skunk increases psychosis riskSubscription

    3 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    People who smoke skunk are 18 times more likely to develop psychosis than those who take milder forms of cannabis, a study has shown.

  • Smoking ban prevents 40,000 deathsSubscription

    30 June, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (1)

    The smoking ban in England has caused record numbers of people to quit smoking, research has shown.