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Quality leadership is needed to boost care, says think tank
King's Fund report offers ideas for raising NHS standards
Join the debate
Will the King's Fund recommendations on changing leadership culture improve the NHS?
Diligence needed to reduce teenage deaths, says report
Mortality is lower than in older age groups but study urges improvements in care
Advice emphasises importance of training in intravenous fluid control
Draft clinical guideline aims to promote high quality consistent care
Point of view
Genetics should be integrated into the nursing curriculum, says Richard Henry
Developing a nurse-led, day-case, abdominal paracentesis service
A new clinic is improving the patient experience, has reduced bed occupancy and resulted in cost savings
The causes of cancer
Known agents and mechanisms that can trigger carcinogenesis, including infectious and environmental factors
Comparison of ready-to-use and vial infusions of zoledronic acid
The results of a study to assess whether the use of pre-diluted solutions to treat patients with bone metastases reduces time from preparation to completion of therapy
People come first
Winner of the Claire Rayner patient's choice award Ellie Hodge talks about her role as a chemotherapy nurse