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Articles within the archive for April 2012

02/04/2012:Record stroke and kidney failure rates - News
02/04/2012:Retailers sign up to reduce calories - News
02/04/2012:Serco awarded ?140 million community health contract - News
02/04/2012:Mixed results for integration pilots - News
02/04/2012:Cut HEIs to save lives and cut NHS costs - News
02/04/2012:Chancellor signals end to national NHS pay - News
02/04/2012:Delays to diagnosis of bowel cancer - News
02/04/2012:Government drive to improve rates of dementia diagnosis - News
02/04/2012:Health and Social Care Bill gains Royal Assent - News
02/04/2012:District nursing workforce could be 'wiped out within a decade' - News
02/04/2012:Treating bacterial vaginosis - Clinical
02/04/2012:The prevention and treatment of IAD in community patients - Clinical
02/04/2012:Managing wound infection - Clinical
02/04/2012:Breathing patterns, emotions and asthma - Clinical
02/04/2012:Pain, Parkinson's and COPD - Clinical
02/04/2012:NHS must be environmentally sustainable - Blogs
02/04/2012:Making a difference to dementia patients - Blogs
02/04/2012:Without fanfare, the Bill receives assent - Blogs
02/04/2012:Practical commissioning: your questions answered about influencing clinical commissioning - Professional
02/04/2012:Career profile - Phil Blunden, community psychiatric nurse, Buckinghamshire - Professional
02/04/2012:Supporting the families of learning-disabled children - Professional
16/04/2012:The future of children's services - Professional
16/04/2012:Career profile: Shirley Grummit, lead practice nurse, Nottinghamshire - Professional
16/04/2012:Taking the initiative: Dave Dawes provides practical advice for nurse leaders and entrepreneurs - Professional
16/04/2012:Regulation is needed for off-label drugs - Blogs
16/04/2012:Most nurses are still putting patients first - Blogs
16/04/2012:Speak out about the good work nurses do - Blogs
16/04/2012:COPD, cancer risk and obesity - Clinical
16/04/2012:Cognitive impairment in diabetes patients - Clinical
16/04/2012:Psoriasis and its comorbidities - Clinical
16/04/2012:The role of cholesterol - Clinical
16/04/2012:Management of postnatal depression - Clinical
16/04/2012:Being overweight in pregnancy - Clinical
16/04/2012:Wales facing measles outbreak - News
16/04/2012:No further strikes on pensions - Unison - News
16/04/2012:Leading supermarkets encourage unhealthy eating - News
16/04/2012:Malaria cases among South Asia travellers up 22% - News
16/04/2012:External parasites - Clinical
16/04/2012:Locally-negotiated pay for nurses - News
16/04/2012:Localising pay spells the end for NHS - Burnham - News
16/04/2012:Plant sterols lower cholesterol levels - News
16/04/2012:Leadership academy supports CCG nurses - News
16/04/2012:Pause the roll-out of NHS 111, urge unions - News
16/04/2012:Clear inequalities in health visitor access - News
16/04/2012:Practice boundary pilots get underway - News
16/04/2012:South Wales practice nurses win award for reducing COPD hospital admissions - News
16/04/2012:EXCLUSIVE: Majority of nurses willing to work with CCGs - News
16/04/2012:NMC slammed as 'confused' and 'dysfunctional' in interim review - News
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