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Articles within the archive for March 2013

05/03/2013:Sarcopenia in the elderly - Clinical
05/03/2013:Dietary link to endemetriosis - Clinical
05/03/2013:Drop in paracetamol deaths - Clinical
05/03/2013:Bronchiectasis/COPD mortality - Clinical
05/03/2013:Treating STIs in male patients - Clinical
05/03/2013:Managing cases of norovirus - Clinical
05/03/2013:Management of exacerbations - Clinical
05/03/2013:The transition from paediatric diabetes services to adult care - Clinical
05/03/2013:DH consults on giving patients more control over treatment - News
05/03/2013:British children exposed to alcohol promotion to greater extent than adults - News
05/03/2013:Best practice tariff for Parkinson's to boost first-class care - News
05/03/2013:DH opens 'Dementia Village' to showcase innovation in care - News
05/03/2013:Third wave of CCGs receive NHSCB authorisation - News
05/03/2013:NICE and PHE to develop public health standards - News
05/03/2013:Public to help review Liverpool Care Pathway - News
05/03/2013:Care of patients is the priority for most trusts - News
05/03/2013:Update to NICE guidance on fertility treatment - News
05/03/2013:Investigation into claims of NHS privatisation - News
05/03/2013:Review of healthcare assistant training needs - News
05/03/2013:Telehealth at home does not boost quality of life - News
05/03/2013:Pledge to improve health outcomes for children - News
05/03/2013:One hour to treat acute asthma exacerbations - News
05/03/2013:GMS Contract revisions 'not feasible in practice' - News
05/03/2013:NHS Staff Council agrees changes to AfC from April - News
05/03/2013:Nurses may be urged to retire later, to plug gaps - News
05/03/2013:DH vision for practice nurses will 'raise profile' of the discipline - News
05/03/2013:Putting care into the community - Professional
05/03/2013:Adapting to workplace change - Professional
05/03/2013:In your workplace: employment advice - Professional
05/03/2013:career profile - Sue Wynne, Bridgewater, Merseyside - Professional
05/03/2013:We cannot afford not to regulate HCAs - Blogs
05/03/2013:A welcome intervention for cystic fibrosis - Blogs
05/03/2013:NHS funding is finite, so spend with care - Blogs
18/03/2013:Halt the blame game and find the solutions - Blogs
18/03/2013:Supporting older people with diabetes - Blogs
18/03/2013:Quality care means appropriate staffing - Blogs
18/03/2013:In your workplace: employment advice - Professional
18/03/2013:Career profile - Kate Billingham, London - Professional
18/03/2013:Appropriate use and efficacy of telehealth comes under scrutiny - Professional
18/03/2013:Diabetes and older people: ensuring individualised practice - Professional
18/03/2013:A third of CCG GPs have a conflict of interest - News
18/03/2013:Cut antibiotic prescribing and improve hygiene - News
18/03/2013:Scrap prescription charge for long-term conditions - News
18/03/2013:Dementia care is 'not meeting patients' needs' - News
18/03/2013:UK lags behind Europe in for key health indicators - News
18/03/2013:Pay increase for NHS staff could cost up to £500m - News
18/03/2013:NMC progress in key roles but not with revalidation - News
18/03/2013:'Quick and easy' early test to detect Alzheimer's - News
18/03/2013:International task force to address patient harm - News
18/03/2013:Ministers dither over minimum alcohol pricing - News
18/03/2013:Clarify boundaries to avoid job substitution - News
18/03/2013:Hunt announces plans to tackle avoidable deaths - News
18/03/2013:Sharp rise in GP targets for diabetes by 2018 - News
18/03/2013:DH must prove commitment to transferring care out of hospitals - News
18/03/2013:Promoting confidence in HRT - Clinical
18/03/2013:The cleansing of chronic wounds - Clinical
18/03/2013:Presentation and differential diagnosis of allergic rhinitis - Clinical
18/03/2013:Coeliac disease in children - Clinical
18/03/2013:PMS, herbal medicines and fractures - Clinical
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