March 2009
Emergency Nurse;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p9
Academic Journal
This section discusses issues of interest to people involved in emergency nursing in Great Britain. NHS Direct launched an online Contraception Checker to address inquiries on emergency contraception, missed contraceptive pills and interactions with other medicines or failed contraceptives. The television program "Dispatches" is creating a program that explores the lives of nurses and midwives working in NHS hospitals.


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