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Tuesday 27 January 2015

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20.01.15: Parents need to be encouraged to vaccinate their children against the flu, particularly in London
20.01.15: A product recall has been issued for faulty insulin pens
21.01.15: Healthcare staff should warn pregnant women who have not had chicken pox not to expose themselves to the condition.
21.01.15: No resolution was found during yesterday’s discussions between unions and the Health Secretary regarding nurses’ pay.
20.12.12: The Chief Nurse for England has given us a strategy on which to base the care we give our patients, ensuring quality is at the core. Do you know what they stand for?
08.12.14: England has lost more than 1,000 matrons and 3,400 senior nurses during the past four years
15.01.15: A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity across Europe
06.11.13: Sexual function may not be an easy thing to talk about for either the patient or clinician, but it is something that is affected by numerous health conditions. In particular, treatment for prostate cancer can make many men vulnerable to some or total erectile dysfunction which can threaten masculinity, psychological well-being and happy relationships.

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Margaret Stubbs
At the start of a New Year after maybe eating more than we should over Christmas, how many of us are making an effort to take more exercise or improve our dietary habits?
With practice nurses represented in clinical commissioning groups, expanding and mobilising the workforce has become an important priority
Marilyn Eveleigh
Plans for the NHS over the next five years have been issued and once again nursing takes centre stage
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