In the news this week…10th of February till 16th of February 2014


Car smoking: MPs support ban when children present. (BBC, 10.02.2014)
NHS has to adapt to survive, says chief executive. (The Telegraph, 11.02.2014)
Thousands more could be offered statins. (NICE, 12.02.2014)
Symptoms of lunch disease frequently overlooked, study finds. (The Guardian, 13.02.2014)
Ex-M&S boss to advise NHS managers. (BBC, 14.02.2014)

Other News in Brief…

Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups: a modelling study. (The Lancet, 10.02.2014)
Huge rise in diabetes numbers fuels calls for action. (The Herald, 10.02.2014)
Lords challenge 7-day working plan by 2016. (Hospital Dr, 10.02.2014)
Twitter role for spreading best practice, says CNO. (Nursing Times, 11.02.2014)
Integrate health and employment services –OECD. (National Health Executive, 11.02.2014)
Staff disillusionment at new public health body, survey shows. (The Guardian, 12.02.2014)
Exclusive: Quality and quantity of student placements at risk from staff shortages. (Nursing Times, 12.02.2014)
How has the NHS workforce changed since the coalition took power? (Guardian Professional, 13.02.2014)
Restless sleep linked to pain in the elderly. (OnMedica, 13.02.2014)
Special measures trusts delivering ‘real improvements’. (National Health Executive, 14.02.2014)
Lib dems bid to make minimum nurse level law in Wales. (Nursing Times, 14.02.2014)

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