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Saturday 20 September 2014

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15.09.14: An independent review commissioned by the NMC states that although the regulator has made “substantial improvements” it must improve customer service
16.09.14: Including much older women in a national breast cancer screening programme does not prompt a sharp fall in new cases of advanced disease in this age group, a new study has revealed
17.09.14: A nicotine inhaler which resembles a cigarette has been licensed as a medicine in the UK
16.09.14: Healthcare leaders concerns over the government’s latest sepsis treatment initiative have been revealed
19.09.14: Members of the union Unison have overwhelmingly voted to strike because of dissatisfaction over 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?
30.07.14: A pilot scheme launched by Public Health England (PHE) has been extended for another year, aiming to immunise more than 700,000 children with the flu vaccine
10.09.14: More needs to be done to keep people with mental illness in work, the Chief Medical Officer has said


Margaret Stubbs
The rise of obesity and overweight has been linked to type 2 diabetes, but does this mean we should blame patients? Definitely not, according to Margaret Stubbs
Lalah-Simone Springer
For September our Nurse of the Month is Seanin Traynor, 30, from Armagh Northern Ireland. She had been working as a nurse for over seven years when sadly she was attacked by a patient just over a year ago. But her strong, positive attitude and love of helping people she is already back at work and raring to go
Donna Davenport
Being a nurse today means constantly striving to maintain your knowledge and competence, keeping abreast of new and different ways of working
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