Issue : March 2012
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HPV test approach 'boosts cervical screening'Subscription
Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing followed by a smear test if patients prove to be HPV positive is the most effective approach to cervical screening, according to new research.
Police looking into reports that more than 1,000 people were treated over four years by a woman posing as a registered nurse who was not qualified have charged a former healthcare worker.
A diabetic teenager from Hampshire has become the first in the world to be fitted with an implant designed to improve the resistance to insulin and aid weight loss.
More than 1.2 million cancer patients will die from the disease in European Union (EU) countries this year, new research has claimed.
Midwives lose abortion argumentSubscription
Two anti-abortion midwives who claimed that being involved in termination procedures violated their human rights have lost their legal case.
NMC and other regulators face legal overhaulSubscription
Provisional plans have been drawn up that would give the Nursing and Midwifery Council and other professional regulators increased flexibility to use their powers while also making them more accountable.
Did you miss the latest #NurChat twitter debate about discharging patients effectively? Let us sum it up for you …
Lansley praises Lib Dems for strengthening billSubscription
The Liberal Democrats were fundamental in helping to make controversial reforms of the NHS “stronger”, the secretary of state for health has said.
There have been several reports in the media suggesting that some doctors in British clinics are agreeing to abortions solely because of the foetus’ gender.
New Year has come and gone, and I am continuing my second to last placement.