Issue : March 2012
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The Royal College of Nursing and the Council of Deans of Health have issued a joint statement warning of the threat to the profession posed by significant cuts in the commissioning of pre-registration education of adult nurses.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk of atrial fibrillation than the general population, according to a Copenhagen University study in the BMJ.
“We’ve had bird flu and swine flu - now scientists have found BAT FLU,” says the Daily Mail.
Managers 'hiding behind' NMC referralsSubscription
Managers have been accused of referring nurses to the regulator for performance issues that they should be sorting them out themselves.
Clinicians believe they provide more healthy living advice to diabetes patients than patients think they get, according to study by Newcastle University.
Cervical preparation with misoprostol (Cytotec) significantly reduces major complications of early surgical abortion, according to World Health Organization research in The Lancet.
A new way of processing embryos during IVF treatment can improve the chances of pregnancy by more than a quarter, The Daily Telegraph today reported.
Unions to consider detailed final pensions offerSubscription
Pensions talks between unions and the government have ended with the announcement of a detailed final offer from ministers.
Lansley unveils scheme to boost nurse researchSubscription
More nurses will be encouraged to access training in clinical research under plans unveiled by the government yesterday.
Stop people feeling like the odd one outSubscription
Inclusive leadership skills can result in staff feeling valued and fulfilling their potential.