Issue : May 2012
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'It was like a production line in a factory - we had to work as quickly as possible to see as many patients as we could'Subscription
Jonny Briggs took time away from the high technology of intensive care to provide basic healthcare in Kenyan villages.
“Thousands of women have had a ‘wasted decade’ of suffering since the HRT scare, according to an international panel of experts,” the Daily Mail has reported.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has confirmed a case of rabies in London.
“Scientists are a step close to developing a contraceptive pill for men,” says The Daily Telegraph.
People with tinnitus have been “advised to listen to the sea to cure ringing in ears”, according to Metro, the free commuters’ newspaper.
The global trade in illegal kidneys is booming, according to The Guardian.
Around 500,000 people a year may be wrongly told they cannot have NHS dental treatment, says a new report by the Office of Fair Trading. This could lead to them paying more for private treatment.
NMC launches consultation on planned fee hikeSubscription
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has begun a consultation exercise on its proposals to increase the registration fee from £76 to £120.
A one-to-one doesn’t mean going head to headSubscription
Speaking to staff members directly will leave you both with a clearer sense of targets and achievements.
“No matter how much weight you’ve lost, your friends still think of you as fat,” according to the Daily Mail.