Rob Harteveldt cannot understand why the NMC thinks it’s ok for nurses to join the BNP, but not to pose for a sexy calenders
A few days after my 26-year-old wife died from malignant breast cancer, I sat alone in the living room of our recently purchased home with a bottle of whisky and several boxes of paracetamol.
Cardiac rehabilitation programmes save lives. The research is out there to support the claim along with the testimony of the thousands of patients who have participated in and benefited from them.
I’m not a huge fan of Agatha Christie’s detective Hercule Poirot, so I was not watching ITV1 on Sunday 10 August.David Cameron was, though (allegedly), as were Chris Tarrant, Jeremy Kyle and other celebs.
‘The NHS risks putting principles before people’Subscription
Imagine you’re dying and a drug becomes available that would prolong your life by a few months – and then imagine you had to pay for it because the NHS couldn’t afford it.
‘Health promotion is a complete waste of time’Subscription
The Government's recent attempt to tackle the horrifying rise in knife crime among the young was to release supposedly shocking images of victims’ wounds.
Predicting the futureSubscription
NT columnist Rob Harteveldt peers into his crystal ball to see what nursing will be like in 60 years’ time.
My partner and I, as two hard-working NHS employees, have finally achieved the impossible – not only have we both got two weeks off in the summer months, we’ve got them off at the same time.
My stepdaughter is a vegetarian, and although I respect her beliefs, I disagree with her views on animal research.
Opinion: Rob HarteveldtSubscription
‘We should all be proud of our national health service’