Issue : March 2012
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#NurChat - Bring back the enrolled nurse?Subscription
Did you miss the latest #NurChat twitter debate about the enrolled nurse? Let us sum it up for you …
Did you miss the latest #NurChat twitter debate about discharging patients effectively? Let us sum it up for you …
#NURSESHIFT: we discuss mentorsSubscription
On Wednesday 14 March 2012, nurses from around the country came together to discuss issues surrounding student nurses and nursing mentors.
#NURSESHIFT: we discuss organ donationSubscription
On Monday 20 February 2012 nurses, patients and healthcare professionals alike came together to talk about the hugely emotive subject of Organ Donation #OD.
#NURSESHIFT: what is Nurseshift?Subscription
Nurseshift is an open online tweeting community that holds regular chats concerning hot topics in the world of healthcare.
More than 1.2 million cancer patients will die from the disease in European Union (EU) countries this year, new research has claimed.
900 nurses in Virgin community services dealSubscription
Community services, including provision of nursing care at eight community hospitals, have been transferred to the private sector in a deal worth £500m.
Age link to cancer diagnosis timeSubscription
A lack of awareness of breast cancer symptoms among older women could be to blame for the fact they are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage, research suggests.
Most younger people lack the “knowledge and skills” required to drink in accordance with government guidelines, according to study published in the Drug and Alcohol Review.
“Experts are calling for controversial metal-on-metal hip implants to be banned,” according to The Guardian.