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Articles within the archive for December 2012

03/12/2012:Care Quality Commission has 'much to do' to earn public confidence - News
03/12/2012:Inquiry launched to improve support for people with dementia in minority ethnic groups - News
03/12/2012:NICE guidelines launched on risks and causes of hepatitis B and C - News
03/12/2012:BMA calls for extention of HPV vaccination programme to young gay men - News
03/12/2012:The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health warns of threat from vitamin D deficiency - News
03/12/2012:Nurses urged to put forward views on proposed changes to GMS contract - News
03/12/2012:Christmas over-indulgence cuts days off life expectancy - News
03/12/2012:COPD audit aims to drive collaborative approach to patient care - News
03/12/2012:Expanding community-based care is 'fundamental' to making future NHS savings - News
03/12/2012:Nurses urged to address the 'burden' on diabetes patients' families - News
03/12/2012:Need to address co-morbidities in rheumatoid arthritis patients - News
03/12/2012: 'Significant variations' in quality of primary care in London - News
03/12/2012:DH and NHS Commissioning Board unveil three-year vision for nursing - News
03/12/2012:Communities must help tackle obesity - News
03/12/2012:Nursing 'skills drain' from public health - News
03/12/2012:Lack of strategies for end-of-life care - News
03/12/2012:National standards for specialist care - News
03/12/2012:Care home failings will hit district nurses - News
03/12/2012:CMO urges focus on public health to prevent life-limiting diseases - News
03/12/2012:DH backs Institute of Health Visiting launch - News
03/12/2012:AF, alcohol and kidney function - Clinical
03/12/2012:The traveller with a complex itinerary - Clinical
03/12/2012:Managing epilepsy in childhood - Clinical
03/12/2012:Quit smoking support - Clinical
03/12/2012:Diabetes patients at risk of malnutrition - Clinical
03/12/2012:NHS progress in jeopardy as it enters 'period of significant risk' - News
03/12/2012:We must remain vigilant on meningitis - Blogs
03/12/2012:Taking real action on nursing education - Blogs
03/12/2012:Scope for cautious optimism in 2013 - Blogs
03/12/2012:The road ahead for nursing in 2013 - Professional
03/12/2012:The benefits of home support in encouraging breastfeeding - Professional
03/12/2012:Career Profile - Joanne Upton, Clatterbridge, Wirral - Professional

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