Briefing

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article A round-up of news from the professional journalsBe happy and live longer Older people who are pessimistic could be at risk of dying earlier, researchby the National Institute on Ageing in America has found. Among 800 Europeanand Mexican Americans questioned as to whether they are hopeful for the future,10 per cent answered no and were classified as “hope-less”. Over thenext three to seven years almost three times as many in this group diedcompared to hopeful participants. Nursingtimes.co.uk 24 May, 2001 Childcare subsidy Public health minister Yvette Cooper has issued a further election pledge –to increase a proposed £30 million childcare subsidy for nurses to £100 millionby 2004. Funding will come from “savings” made by scrappingtwo-thirds of health authorities when power is devolved to frontline staff innew primary care trusts. Nursingtimes.co.uk 23 May, 2001 Foot-and-mouth leaves its mark Farmers and their families face incalculable risks of mental health problemsand suicide because the foot and mouth crisis has cost them their livelihoods,RCN Congress heard. There is also the danger of worsening asthma and the spreadof diseases such as E coli from burning carcasses. Nursingtimes.co.uk 30 May, 2001 Related posts:No related photos. BriefingOn 1 Jul 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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