Issue : November 2011
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The National Genetics Education and Development Centre discuss MCADD, the risk it presents for newborns and recommended treatment guidelines for nurses.
Being assertive benefits everyoneSubscription
Being assertive isn’t being selfish - it can promote fairness and efficiency at work.
Women who drink within the recommended limits are still putting their health at risk, according to The Daily Telegraph.
“Yoga may work better for lower back pain than conventional treatments,” The Guardian reported.
Scientists may have “found a cure for ageing”, the Daily Mirror reported.
'I saw some horrific things in intensive care'Subscription
Vicky Mason has set up coronary and critical units, but is most driven by hands-on care.
Registered nurse sentenced for NHS fraudSubscription
A woman has been ordered to carry out 150 hours of community service after she falsely obtained work as a registered nurse.
Most oysters 'contain norovirus'Subscription
Low levels of norovirus may be present in most British-grown oysters, the food watchdog has warned.
'The idea that meeting targets is more important than the actual patient - it should not be so'Subscription
We talk to Jennie Burch, enhanced recovery nurse facilitator at St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow, who has been a nurse for over 15 years.
RCM condemns government pension 'threats'Subscription
The Royal College of Midwives has said it supports the strike over pensions tomorrow and condemned “threats” from the government.