Issue : March 2018
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A one-off test for prostate cancer on offer at GP surgeries is a “blunt tool” that does not save lives but can cause unnecessary fear and harm, according to findings from a major long-term trial.
Worsening NHS staff survey results show nurses and others simply cannot take any more pressure, warn health leaders and unions.
The number of nursing and midwifery staff working in Scotland has reached a “record high” but this has been “undermined” by a similar percentage rise in vacancy rates, reveal latest workforce figures.
A university in the capital has announced a new scholarship scheme for postgraduates wanting to study nursing, in the wake of the government’s scrapping of bursaries in England.
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at increased risk of having a heart attack, regardless of traditional risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, according to US researchers.
The government has revealed that there will be an increase in the rate paid for NHS-funded care in nursing homes for the 2018-19 financial year.
Nurses with disabilities regularly face discrimination in the NHS, despite ongoing efforts to boost equality, an investigation by Nursing Times has found.
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The government has made a “major omission” in plans to improve children and young people’s mental health by failing to commit to a significant boost to the number of school nurses in England, according to a union representing healthcare staff.
Temporarily increasing the dosage of inhaled steroids when asthma symptoms begin to worsen does not effectively prevent severe flare-ups, according to US researchers.