Issue : November 2011
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Device aids pelvic organ prolapseSubscription
An innovative new medical device designed to help women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse – Rectocele - is now available through the NHS.
Call to redesign A&Es to cut violence riskSubscription
Accident and emergency departments could be redesigned to significantly reduce violence and aggression towards staff for as little as £60,000, a Department of Health commissioned study suggests.
Bowel cancer may be caused by a bacterial infection, The Independent has reported.
'Milk colleagues dry with questions'Subscription
We talk to Penny Hansford, director of nursing at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, who qualified as a nurse in 1980.
Reduction of sodium intake to 3g per day improves clinical health outcomes for patients with heart failure, South Korean researchers have found.
I am now six weeks into my training and loving every minute of it.
Mental health: the straight and narrow?Subscription
What happens to mentally ill ex-offenders when they are released back into a community that often views them with suspicion and fear? Community psychiatric nurse Ruth White talks about keeping patients on the straight and narrow and the importance of understanding their view of reality.
Newly-qualified midwives struggling to find jobsSubscription
More than half of midwives are struggling to find a job, according to new research.
More NHS staff urged to get flu vaccinationSubscription
More health professionals across the NHS are being encouraged to get flu vaccinations.
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