Issue : March 2018
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Patients with cardiovascular risk factors are more likely to also experience urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), according to UK researchers.
Differences approaches take by clinical teams to the active treatment of lung cancer across England may be cutting short the lives of hundreds of patients with the disease every year, warn researchers.
Helen Wilkes has been appointed as the first mesothelioma nurse specialist in the UK to focus on helping armed forces personnel and veterans affected by the cancer related to asbestos exposure.
A new website has been launched by two nurse lecturers in order to highlight what they say are the “potential dangers” that healthcare workers face when delivering chemotherapy to patients.
NHS nurses and other staff in the health service could be set to receive a 6.5% pay increase over a period of three years if they sacrifice a day of holiday, according to reports.
What should happen to a nurse who accessed a patient's record without the authority to do so?Subscription
A nurse was accused of dishonesty when she accessed a patient’s clinical record without the authority to do so and then disclosed confidential information about the records to the patient
Final panel decision: what should happen to a nurse who accessed a patient's record without the authority to do so?Subscription
Find out how the NMC panel acted in this case. Not yet read the case? Read the charge and background here
Staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital started a campaign for patients in need. Josie Le Vay spoke to Jen Turner-Steel, the nurse behind the idea.
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during February 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
Despite the recent extreme cold snap, we hope spring is just around the corner. It feels like a good time to look ahead to brighter days and reflect on the amazing achievements of our profession, in particular since the beginning of the NHS, which celebrates its 70th birthday this July.