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Issue : October 2017

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  • Insulin/diabetes

    Weight loss programme in primary care 'reverses type 2 diabetes'Subscription

    News5 December, 2017

    Significant weight loss could reverse type 2 diabetes, according to early findings from a new study looking at how nurse-led diet programmes in primary care can tackle the condition.

  • Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

    Bullying at hospital trust revealed in whistleblowing reviewSubscription

    News15 November, 2017

    Evidence of a bullying culture and a failure to respond to serious concerns, especially among black and minority ethnic staff, have been uncovered at an NHS trust in the North West of England, following the first review by the national office responsible for improving the ability of health workers to speak out.

  • a loving approach

    A Loving Approach to Dementia Care (second edition)Subscription

    Book review14 November, 2017

    ’Laura Wayman’s book, written from her personal carer experience and extensive dementia-care consultancy work, steers the reader through the caregiving journey with the aim of developing dementia-awareness.’

  • Calendar

    News round-up: Catch-up on October's top nursing stories Subscription

    News10 November, 2017

    Miss any of the news affecting the profession during October and early November 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.

  • Student nurse uniform ONE USE

    Action needed over 'inconsistent dementia training' for studentsSubscription

    News9 November, 2017

    Student nurses and other trainee healthcare professionals are failing to be taught about dementia care to the same standard due to inconsistent approaches by regulators, academics working in the field have claimed.

  • baby__scan__pregnant__maternity__mother.jpg

    Landmark maternity audit reveals 'extreme' variation in NHS careSubscription

    News9 November, 2017

    Midwives should make “every effort possible” to ensure mothers and babies have skin-to-skin contact within one hour of birth, according to a major new report on maternity care that shows not all are experiencing this important bonding process.

  • Busy hospital

    Hospital care standards 'not reducing weekend patient deaths'Subscription

    News9 November, 2017

    Standards for emergency care aimed at ironing out the “weekend effect” do not appear to have made any difference to the number of excess deaths on Saturdays and Sundays, according to a new study.

  • sleep_baby_paediatric_neonatal.jpg

    Draft staffing guidance for children's and neonatal servicesSubscription

    News8 November, 2017

    NHS Improvement has released draft safe staffing guidelines covering children and young people’s inpatient wards, and also acute inpatient neonatal services.

  • Eu flag

    Nurse language tests 'among urgent recruitment concerns'Subscription

    News7 November, 2017

    Workforce problems are the most significant threat to delivering high quality care in the health service, NHS chief executives have warned, as they called for immediate action to tackle international recruitment concerns, including language testing for European nurses.

  • Nursing journals can be used to help nurses fulfil their revalidation requirements

    Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories Subscription

    News7 November, 2017

    Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during October 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.

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