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vrijdag 17 maart 2017

Nurses at Kent trust celebrate leaving of ‘special measures’

Nurses at Kent trust celebrate leaving of 'special measures'
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Medway NHS Foundation Trust should exit the "special measures" regime after nearly four years, following significant improvements.
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Initiative to help care home staff spot dehydration signs
Nursing home staff in part of the East Midlands are receiving support to spot the hidden signs of dehydration and malnutrition earlier.
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CPD 'battle' must be won for education standards to succeed
New education standards that are being developed to raise the level of nursing practice will not succeed unless funding for ongoing training of the existing workforce is regained, a senior nurse who is leading the work has warned.
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Female nurses at higher risk of suicide than other women
The risk of suicide among female nurses is 23% above the national average, while care workers in general are at higher risk, according to latest data revealed.
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Health service will need more registered nurses, says NHS chief
The health service will need "more registered nurses, not fewer" in future, according to the chief executive of NHS England, who also backed more advanced practice and primary care roles.
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Manchester students urge adoption of placement support scheme
Student nurses are being encouraged to adopt a project led by a group of trainees in Manchester that aims to improve support during placements, following its success across the city.
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