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donderdag 16 maart 2017

Draft nurse education plans include over 70 technical skills

Draft nurse education plans include over 70 technical skills
More than 70 technical skills that newly qualified nurses should be competent in, including nasogastric tube insertion, injection of intravenous drugs, and urinary catheterisation, have been laid out in draft education plans being developed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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Nurse's poem highlights value of time to older patients
A poem has been specially written by a nurse in order to draw attention among health professionals to the importance of time to older patients.
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Hospital favoured by celebrities warned over staffing levels
One of the UK's best-known private health clinics has been rated "inadequate" for safety due to concerns over nurse staffing levels.
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NICE set to approve two drugs for treating eye inflammation
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued draft guidance recommending two treatments for inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract.
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Government prioritising nurse recruitment over nurse pay
There is a "very, very pressing need" to train more nurses, the health secretary told the profession's leaders at the annual chief nursing officer for England's summit today, where he also underlined his priority to increase NHS "manpower" instead of staff pay.
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'Real value' of nurse and midwife pay falling, warn analysts
The real value of pay packets for health workers like nurses and midwives is falling and could drop by a further 6% by 2019-20, according to a new report on earnings.
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