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Articles within the archive for January 2016

04/01/2016:Exhibition to celebrate Royal College of Nursing's centenary - News
04/01/2016:Leading nurse honoured by the Queen - News
05/01/2016:More than a third of areas in England don't provide diabetes education - News
05/01/2016:E-cigarettes licensed by medicines regulator for the first time - News
06/01/2016:HPV vaccine to be provided to men who have sex with men by Welsh NHS - News
07/01/2016:Nurse appointed as first national guardian for free speech in NHS - News
07/01/2016:Safe staffing concerns as nursing vacancies rise in London - News
08/01/2016:PHE advises the use of antivirals for flu - News
08/01/2016:Enter now for a Journal of Health Visiting award - News
08/01/2016:Pregnant women advised against drinking alcohol - News
11/01/2016:Community mental health services to receive boost to funding - News
11/01/2016:Nursing and midwifery students protest bursary decision - News
11/01/2016:Draft sepsis guidelines focus on out of hospital care - News
12/01/2016:New local dementia data platform launched - News
13/01/2016:MP questions bursary abolition impact on community nursing - News
14/01/2016:Language controls for overseas nurses to be introduced - News
18/01/2016:Lack of clinical nurse specialists for women with ovarian cancer - News
18/01/2016:Sugar tax to be introduced in the NHS - News
18/01/2016:Health checks are successfully identifying CVD incidents - News
18/01/2016:Overseas nurses barred from the UK despite chronic staff shortages - News
18/01/2016:Managing non-complex burns - Clinical
18/01/2016:The new cost of patient care - News
19/01/2016:The culture of blame must change - Blogs
19/01/2016:Thawing the NHS's Winter of Discontent - News
19/01/2016:Smoking cessation services suffer in face of budget cuts - News
19/01/2016:New tuberculosis guideline focuses on improving uptake of BCG vaccine - News
19/01/2016:Profiles of local authorities' hypertension performance launched - News
19/01/2016:Serious lack of practice nurses in leadership roles finds QNI - News
20/01/2016:Will practice nurses be recognised in 2016? - Blogs
20/01/2016:Do you feel prepared for revalidation? - News
20/01/2016:Practice placements for students - Professional
20/01/2016:The threat of emerging diseases - Clinical
21/01/2016:Replacement of nurse bursaries 'an effective pay cut' - News
21/01/2016:Summit to drum up support for student nurse bursaries - News
21/01/2016:Management of basal cell carcinoma - Clinical
22/01/2016:QNI project to scope smoother transition for children to adult services - News
25/01/2016:Student nurse revives theatre goer in Bristol - News
25/01/2016:Cancer patients are 'lonely' finds study - News
26/01/2016:Under funding leads to rise in serious mental health incidents - News
27/01/2016:Your Privates - Video Content
27/01/2016:Health professionals think abused children receive inadequate support - News
28/01/2016:Rubella screening for pregnant women to end - News
28/01/2016:New toolkit for nurses to tackle infection spread - News
29/01/2016:Consultation opens for nursing associate role - News
29/01/2016:Week of action against student nurse bursary axe - News
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