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donderdag 16 maart 2017

Doctors and nurses ‘spread too thinly’ for safe care

Doctors and nurses 'spread too thinly' for safe care
A new survey of doctors reveals the enormous pressures on the whole NHS workforce, with some reporting they are "hanging on by their claws" or feel like they are "on the Titanic".
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Garden visits to fund charity nurse training bursaries
A new partnership involving a gardening visiting scheme will help provide further training for specialist nurses and "excellence in care" to terminally ill patients, according to a leading charity.
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Need for better nurse training in suicide risk awareness
Suicide awareness training should be mandatory for health professionals working with high risk groups, the Royal College of Nursing has said in response to a critical report from MPs.
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RCN to begin separating oversight of union and college roles
The Royal College of Nursing has confirmed that it will begin to reform its structure later this year to divide oversight of professional nursing and trade union issues.
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Latest safe staffing guidance for mental health unveiled
Mental health trusts must carry out evidence based reviews of staffing levels to ensure patients are cared for safely, under new guidance from NHS Improvement.
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Draft guidance for safe staffing in community nursing teams
Providers of district nursing services lack the necessary tools to adequately plan staffing levels to meet patient demand, according to new safe staffing guidance.
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