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donderdag 2 februari 2017

Nursing degree applicants fall 23% in wake of bursary loss

Nursing degree applicants fall 23% in wake of bursary loss
The number of people wanting to study nursing has crashed by over 20% this year, according to official figures, which unions said confirmed their "worst fears" about the axing of the bursary.
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Hull city councillor suspended from practising as nurse
A prominent Hull politician who works as an adult nurse, has been temporarily suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council after his fitness to practise was called into question.
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Care home provider nursing staff accept small pay rise
Nurses employed by one of the UK's largest care home providers have accepted a new pay deal negotiated by the Royal College of Nursing and other unions.
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Barts chief nurse receives honorary degree from City
Caroline Alexander, chief nurse at Barts Health NHS Trust, has been honoured by one of the capital's leading universities for her contribution to the nursing profession.
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Leicester to receive MS charity's first funded nurse posts
A charity and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust have announced a ground-breaking partnership that should see two new specialist nurse posts dedicated locally to multiple sclerosis patients.
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New 'at risk' definition may cut stillbirths and infant deaths
Widening the definition of "at risk" babies based on predicted birth weight may reduce the number of stillbirths and infant deaths, according a study led by UK researchers.
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