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Articles within the archive for August 2018

01/08/2018:Increase in nurses and midwives arriving from outside EU, says NMC - News
01/08/2018:Nursing union welcomes medicinal cannabis decision - News
02/08/2018:Baby boxes should be provided to reduced co-sleeping risks - News
03/08/2018:Sepsis up by a third but experts say more data is needed - News
03/08/2018:RCN to hold emergency meeting on pay deal misstep - News
07/08/2018:Nurses will play key role in new opt-out organ donation law - News
10/08/2018:When a statistic becomes a tragedy - Blogs
10/08/2018:London GPs to switch to electronic prescription services in bid to save time - News
10/08/2018:HIV self-test kits to be made available on the high street - News
10/08/2018:Revalidation has a ‘positive effect’ on nursing attitudes and behaviour - News
10/08/2018:Major study finds that ADHD is underdiagnosed in children - News
13/08/2018:Nurses carry out 180 wound dressings a year per patient, survey says - News
13/08/2018:Digital solutions to the challenges of primary care - Blogs
13/08/2018:The Healthy Man Project - Professional
13/08/2018:Latest clinical research - Professional
13/08/2018:Looking good and feeling bad - News
13/08/2018:Treating encephalitis in primary care settings - Clinical
13/08/2018:Dysphagia: addressing medication difficulties in primary care - Clinical
13/08/2018:Colic in babies: Advice for parents and over-the-counter remedies - Clinical
13/08/2018:Childhood atopic eczema – how to answer the questions parents ask? - Clinical
13/08/2018:Bowel cancer screening to begin at 50, say Public Health England - News
15/08/2018:Learning disability care facing a ‘crisis’ following 40% drop in nurses - News
15/08/2018:E-cigarettes may be more harmful than previously thought - News
16/08/2018:Men still facing 'considerable barriers' in accessing eating disorder treatment - News
17/08/2018:Drop in student numbers ‘jeopardises the future’ of nursing - News
20/08/2018:Janet Davies steps down amid pay deal backlash - News
20/08/2018:Type 2 diabetes in young people continues to rise - News
21/08/2018:Rise in meningitis cases causes nurses to push for student vaccination - News
21/08/2018:NHS failing to support grieving parents after miscarriage - News
21/08/2018:Children of smokers have increased risk of developing critical diseases later in life - News
22/08/2018:Record number of measles cases prompts PHE warning - News
23/08/2018:Diabetes increase will cause surge in heart disease and stroke - News
23/08/2018:Caesarean sections are being withheld from women, says charity - News
24/08/2018:No deal Brexit might risk patient safety, says RCN - News
24/08/2018:No healthy alcohol consumption level, global study suggests - News
24/08/2018:Doctors told to prescribe honey over antibiotics - News
27/08/2018:Tropical disease threat in Europe growing due to climate change - News
28/08/2018:New vice chair of RCN Congress announced - News
29/08/2018:Almost a quarter of 14-year-old girls self-harm, says survey - News
30/08/2018:RCN calls for a Brexit deal referendum - News
31/08/2018:New treatment for severe asthma to be made available on the NHS - News
31/08/2018:Elderly population in 24-hour care will double by 2035, says new study - News
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