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Uncharted territories

02 March 2010

Nursing Standard

Feature

RCN general secretary Peter Carter is to visit Gaza to help boost mental health services in the occupied Palestinian territory.

An indispensible role

02 August 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Freezing the vacant posts of diabetes nurse specialists is affecting patient care and will cost the NHS more in the long run, warns a major charity.

Staying power

19 July 2011

Nursing Standard

Feature

A student reflects on how she cared for children with malaria, then contracted the disease herself.

The legacy of project 2000

05 May 2009

Nursing Standard

Features

The face of nursing education changed completely two decades ago with the implementation of Project 2000. The apprenticeship approach gave way to proper student...

Get with the program

20 June 2006

Nursing Standard

Features

For those who find it tough to stick to a healthy lifestyle, help is at hand. Desktop DAN – an animated computer program from the British Dietetic Association and...

Hearty health

20 October 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

The charity Heart UK has opened two family support centres in a pilot scheme to identify people with high cholesterol, particularly those with familial...

Heart of the matter

20 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Feature

Heart UK, the cholesterol charity, took part in this year’s RCN congress ‘Fit for Congress’ initiative. Delegates were offered cholesterol testing and advice on...

Facing a challenge

11 December 2002

Nursing Standard

Features

YOU COULDbe forgiven for not knowing next year is the European year of people with disabilities – as we went to press, the Department for Work and Pensions had still...

Caring for the children

25 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Special focus: HIV/AIDS in africa

KwaZulu Natal has the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Teams of British nurses and doctors visit the province regularly to help staff there learn about...

All for one

25 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Feature

There is a growing body of evidence that transferring a single embryo – rather than the current practice of two – during in vitrofertilisation is effective and could...
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