Issue : October 2012
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Ensure you are always all earsSubscription
Communication is a two-way process that only works if you listen to the other party.
'Nursing is a wonderful passport to travel'Subscription
After working in war-torn Iraq, Kate Cowhig set up a recruitment firm to give other nurses opportunities to work abroad.
'My first ward sister taught me intuition, and professionalism - and never to hold two defibrillator paddles in one hand'Subscription
We talk to Steve Hams, deputy chief nurse and head of quality, at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust, who has been a nurse since 1996.
Herbal remedies such as echinacea and St John’s Wort “could make medication dangerous”, the Daily Mail has warned.
'NMC is out of touch with the profession'Subscription
The winter nights are drawing in now the clocks have gone back, but that’s not the only cause of gloom.
A charity survey has found 74% of people would not go to accident and emergency if they experienced symptoms of a transient ischaemic attack (TIA).
Stopping smoking adds 10 years to women's livesSubscription
Women smokers can earn themselves 10 years of extra life by quitting the habit before middle age, say scientists.
Regular exercise can reduce depression in cancer patients, according to a new study.
NHS pregnancy errors cost £3.1bnSubscription
Errors made by medical staff when caring for pregnant women have cost the NHS £3.1bn over the last 10 years, figures show.
The BBC splashed the headline, “Struggling to quit? Inhale less, smokers told [sic]”.