Issue : March 2018
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The controversial epilepsy drug sodium valproate must no longer be used in any woman or girl able to have children unless she has a pregnancy prevention programme in place, under new rules.
Overuse of inappropriate tests and treatments such as imaging, opioids and surgery means patients with lower back pain are not receiving the right care, according to researchers.
A pharmacist in Somerset is hoping to help hospital nurses give safer injections by improving the guidance they receive on such procedures from his own profession.
Broadening Horizons: Challenging our Continence Comfort Zone - Tuesday 9th October 2018 – Hilton Birmingham Metropole
On the way home from an appointment a few weeks ago, I turned the radio on, and heard actor Helen Mirren being interviewed. She was talking about the importance of self-worth. She was suggesting it was often in short supply for young people these days as they felt the value they contributed was not enough.
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Joan Pons Laplana, transformation nurse at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has his say on the recent pay rise proposals.
Hospital nurses asked for views on ward design to inform researchVideoSubscription
A group of postgraduate researchers is asking nurses to take part in a study looking at ways to ensure hospital wards are fit to meet the challenges of climate change.
Bev Matthews is a qualified nurse, but without the need to use her skills on the frontline she allowed her registration to lapse. At least until last year’s terrorist attack…
Fewer fitness to practise hearings will be held in public in the future under a series of plans drawn up by the Nursing and Midwifery Council that will see most cases resolved in private, as well as a greater emphasis on the context surrounding an incident.
Ministers from Scotland and Wales have pledged to invest additional money they receive from the UK government into NHS staff wages, following the announcement of pay proposals on Wednesday.