A new first postgraduate qualification in infection prevention and control is now available for nurses in Wales.
Nurse initiative champions Parkinson's careSubscription
A new pilot project launched to improve care for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
C. diff deaths increaseSubscription
The number of reported deaths involving Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) has risen by 28% in the last year, according to new data published by the Office for National Statistics.
WHO warns that social factors are key to healthSubscription
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a landmark global report on world health, which claims that ‘social injustice is killing people on a grand scale’.
Conservatives tell obese people to shape upSubscription
Shadow Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley MP today stressed the importance of individual lifestyle choices in the Conservative plans to improve public health.
Doctors do not discuss cancer drugsSubscription
New research shows that one in four doctors chooses not to discuss potentially life extending cancer treatments with their patients.
Sight-saving drugs finally approved in NHSSubscription
All patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will get sight-saving drugs on the NHS, following a U-turn by the government's clinical watchdog.
Autism card scheme aids emergency servicesSubscription
A new initiative has been launched that warns police and emergency services if someone has an autism spectrum condition.
Warning over baby monitor failuresSubscription
Parents and carers have been urged to check a brand of baby monitors after concerns that the device may fail after being dropped.
Union launches pay petitionSubscription
A union has launched a national petition to reverse the government’s decision to maintain below-inflation pay awards for NHS staff.