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donderdag 9 februari 2017

Figures reveal sharp decline in social care workforce

Figures reveal sharp decline in social care workforce
Number of local authority adult social care jobs has fallen by almost a third since 2011, according to NHS Digital research
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Exclusive: Best and worst staff flu jab rates revealed
Staff flu vaccination levels range from 93% at one trust to just 18.4% at another, reveals analysis by Nursing Times of the latest immunisation data.
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Feedback helps nurses cut unnecessary antibiotic scripts
The widespread adoption of the interventions focusing on feedback and support could have "considerable impact" on reducing unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in hospitals, according to Cochrane researchers.
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App helps blood and transplant nurses go 'paperless'
NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a smartphone and tablet application – or app – to reduce administration for specialist nurses so they can spend more time with the families of organ donors.
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Irish nurses to take action next month over staffing levels
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has announced that its members will begin industrial action early next month, in a bid to force ministers to act on their workforce concerns.
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NMC announces third test centre for overseas nurses
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced that a third UK centre for testing nurses and midwives trained outside of Europe is to be opened in Northern Ireland.
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