Briefing

first_img Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. BriefingOn 1 Feb 2004 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. A round-up of news from the professional journalsNurses over 35 are being overlooked Nurses over the age of 35 say they are overlooked for promotion becausemanagers think they are too old, research has shown. Seventy per cent of nursesin a survey of 150 over-35s believe their promotional prospects are lower thantheir younger colleagues. Nursing Standard, 14 January Exercise shifts weight Even moderate exercise may prevent weight gain and promote weight loss innon-dieting individuals. A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine(164 (1) 31-39), of 200 over-weight men and woman aged 40 to 65, assigned tovarying degrees of activity, established a clear relationship between theamount of physical activity and amount of weight loss. Nursing Times, 13 January Nurse-led injections Two researchers have called for nurse-led heroin injecting centres for drugaddicts to be established in the UK. Dr Nat Wright and Charlotte Tompkins, ofthe Centre for Research in Primary Care, Leeds, said the centres should bepiloted in the UK as part of an integrated public health strategy. Nursing Times, 9 January last_img read more

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