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Unions consult members over strike action

Two of the largest unions in England have raised the possibility of strike action in response to the Government's one per cent pay rise for healthcare workers.

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Clinical

Allergic rhinitis in children

Allergic rhinitis in children

Rebecca Batt discusses the effects of seasonal allergic rhinitis on children and the treatment options available.

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Lyme disease: at home as well as abroad

Lyme disease: at home as well as abroad

Lyme disease is a consideration for those travelling overseas but they are not the only ones at risk, explains Mark Greener.

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Drug rashes, in images

Drug rashes, in images

Adverse drug reactions can present as rashes in patients of all ages. Jean Watkins describes the presentation and treatment of some commonly seen drug rashes.

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Stroke, diabetic teens, COPD

Stroke, diabetic teens, COPD

In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Mark Greener.

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Diagnosing appendicitis

Diagnosing appendicitis

Appendicitis symptoms have many differential diagnoses but failing to spot the condition can have serious consequences. Alison Burton-Shepherd explains.

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Professional

Treating pneumothorax

Suneeta Kochhar explains how to diagnose and treat the different presentations of pneumothorax.

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Helping hard to reach patients

Helping hard to reach patients

Jacqui Hatfield tells how she secured an award from the Queen's Nursing Institute to set up a drop-in woundcare clinic for injecting drug users, and the outcomes achieved.

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Career profile: Christine Whitney-Cooper, Ipswich

Career profile: Christine Whitney-Cooper, Ipswich

We interview Christine Whitney-Cooper from Ipswich.

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In Your Workplace

In Your Workplace

NHS Trust HR director Graham White provides an insight into people and workplace issues.

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opinion

Engaging with revalidation

Engaging with revalidation

The NMC's public consultation into the revalidation of nurses closed on Monday 31 March. Approximately 6500 submissions were received from individual members of the profession.

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The importance of language

The importance of language

My frustration with the language we use, and its potential to influence our collective thinking, has continued unabated in the last few weeks.

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A good life with dementia

A good life with dementia

There has been much focus on the issue of dementia in the last five years from policy to front line practice.

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Letters: 7th April 2014

Letters: 7th April 2014

I am absolutely livid about the 1 per cent pay rise, that I will not get as I am on increments.

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