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Articles within the archive for May 2013

06/05/2013:Smoking boosts pain intensity - Clinical
06/05/2013:Gout and heart disease - Clinical
06/05/2013:Insomnia may affect sperm - Clinical
06/05/2013:HRT link to breast cancer - Clinical
06/05/2013:The diagnosis and treatment of pleurisy in general practice - Clinical
06/05/2013:Management of preschool wheezing in the community - Clinical
06/05/2013:Effective support for young people with type 1 diabetes - Clinical
06/05/2013:Living near a major road could increase heart disease and stroke risk - News
06/05/2013:NHS England pledges to train 100,000 people to use the internet - News
06/05/2013:Government omits compulsary plain tobacco packaging from Queen's Speech - News
06/05/2013:Care Bill promises joined up health and social care - News
06/05/2013:Nurse appraisals will include patient feedback - News
06/05/2013:DH 'rethink' of primary care role will help reduce pressure on A&E - News
06/05/2013:Nurses 'drowning in paperwork' - News
06/05/2013:RCN backs regulation of healthcare assistants - News
06/05/2013:Directors of nursing urged to defend their staff - News
06/05/2013:RCN calls for mandatory safe staffing levels - News
06/05/2013:RCN to keep dual role - News
06/05/2013:Increase in lobbying against competition - News
06/05/2013:district nurses need training and role clarification - News
06/05/2013:RCN will fight employers who undermine pay and conditions - News
06/05/2013:Call for better regulation of cosmetic providers - News
06/05/2013:Public supports charges for patients who smoke - News
06/05/2013:Enhancements to the UK immunisation schedule - News
06/05/2013:Patients in Scotland lack access to cancer drugs - News
06/05/2013:Early warning system to accent care home failure - News
06/05/2013:Nurses should be trained to detect COPD earlier - News
06/05/2013:Practices to be paid for MMR catch-up campaign - News
06/05/2013:Women smokers more likely to develop cancer - News
06/05/2013:NHS England calls for an urgent review of NHS 111 - News
06/05/2013:The priorities for nurse education - Professional
06/05/2013:How austerity harms health - Professional
06/05/2013:In Your Workplace - Professional
06/05/2013:Career Profile - Julia Steers, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire - Professional
06/05/2013:Missed opportunity for HCA regulation - Blogs
06/05/2013:Support placements in general practice - Blogs
06/05/2013:Imagine living with Parkinson's disease - Blogs
20/05/2013:Out of the hospitals and into communities - Blogs
20/05/2013:Talking changes everything in dementia - Blogs
20/05/2013:Nurses share a commitment to patients - Blogs
20/05/2013:NHS England to relaunch Choose and Book service - News
20/05/2013:Vaccine for diabetes type 1 could exist in 20 years - News
20/05/2013:GP practices must do more for hepatitis C patients - News
20/05/2013:Government sets cap on 'astronomical' care costs - News
20/05/2013:Community investment will relieve A&E burden - News
20/05/2013:'Lower the price of older drugs', urges think tank - News
20/05/2013:'Better' intermediate care for the homeless - News
20/05/2013:Improving dementia care in prisons - Professional
20/05/2013:Treatment of allergic rhinitis - Clinical
20/05/2013:Teamwork and transitions - Professional
20/05/2013:In your workplace - Professional
20/05/2013:career profile - Professional
20/05/2013:Practice nurse framework aims to back standards - News
20/05/2013:Hunt's overhaul of support for the elderly must be 'meaningful' - News
20/05/2013: 'Pre-degree HCA' pilots confirmed for autumn - News
20/05/2013:NHS England could risk quality of primary care - News
20/05/2013:Regulations protect staff from sharps injuries - News
20/05/2013:Smoking, alcohol misuse and diabetes - Clinical
20/05/2013:The assessment of backache - Clinical
20/05/2013:Presentations of eczema - Clinical
20/05/2013:Travel advice in diabetes care - Clinical
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