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Robyn Rosen

Stories

  • Counselling service aims to reduce miscarriage stressSubscription

    15 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A Suffolk midwife has set up a counselling service with a difference for women who have experienced a miscarriage.

  • Filipino nurse writing competitionSubscription

    15 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Philippine Nurses Association of the UK and Ireland has launched a creative writing competition in a bid to promote cultural awareness.

  • Grant to fund Welsh nursing researchSubscription

    15 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Welsh Assembly has given a grant of £1.2 million towards research in nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals.

  • Warning over sorbitol weight lossSubscription

    11 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Severe weight loss can occur from ingesting excessive amounts of sorbitol, a sweetener found in chewing gum, a new report shows.

  • Inquiry launched into dementia drugsSubscription

    11 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    An inquiry into the use of sedative drugs on dementia patients was launched today after concerns were voiced by carers and academics about the risks of inappropriate prescribing.

  • Five-figure cash donation left in hospital receptionSubscription

    11 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A mystery donor has left thousands of pounds in a paper bag in the reception of London’s Great Ormond Street children’s hospital.

  • Matron ward rounds please patientsSubscription

    10 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The re-introduction of matron’s rounds can have a marked effect on patient satisfaction levels, a survey reveals.

  • Nurses to wear scrubs to fight MRSASubscription

    10 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Nurses at a Wiltshire hospital will be forced to wear scrubs and remove all wrist jewellery in a bid to prevent further spreading of healthcare-associated infections, such as MRSA.

  • Breast screening 'cuts mortality'Subscription

    10 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Breast screening can reduce cancer mortality rates by almost half, according to latest UK research findings.

  • New fungal nail infection advice issuedSubscription

    9 January, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Experts have released new advice for treating fungal nail infections, which are common in patients aged over 60.

All by Robyn Rosen