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Mark Gould

Stories

  • First social enterprise to be a mentor

    First social enterprise to be a mentorSubscription

    17 August 2010Comments (7)

    Central Surrey Health, the first organisation to leave the NHS and set up as a not-for-profit social enterprise, has been chosen by the government to mentor other bodies that want to work in the same way.

  • Specialist warns against NDM-1 panic

    Specialist warns against NDM-1 panicSubscription

    17 August 2010Comments (3)

    The senior nurse at the centre of the global media panic over a rogue enzyme that renders infections “untreatable” has warned against excessive scaremongering.

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    NDM-1 risk underlines need for good infection controlVideoSubscription

    11 August, 2010Comments (1)

    Nurses are being reminded of the need for extra vigilance around infection control following news of the arrival in the UK of a virulent enzyme that creates bacteria that are resistant to carbapenems - last-line antibiotics.

  • 'Shambolic' practice nurse training forcing reliance on drugs firms

    ‘Shambolic’ practice nurse training leads to reliance on drug companiesSubscription

    6 July 2010Comments (15)

    Increasingly patchy funding for practice nurse training is encouraging “uneasy” alliances with the pharmaceutical industry, a Nursing Times investigation has revealed.

  • NMC behind on fitness cases

    NMC behind on fitness casesSubscription

    29 June 2010Comments (5)

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council is struggling to deliver its pledge to deal with the vast majority of fitness to practise investigations within 15 months of referral.