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woensdag 22 maart 2017

Standard literacy and numeracy tests on horizon for London

Standard literacy and numeracy tests on horizon for London
Student nurses in London could in the future see their numeracy and literacy skills assessed under standardised tests, as part of city-wide plans to make it easier for them to get jobs.
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Staff at 'inadequate' trusts worst for reporting patient harm
Staff working at acute trusts that are rated as "inadequate" by the Care Quality Commission are significantly more likely to witness harmful errors but less likely to report them, according to the regulator.
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Exclusive: Campaign will tell EU nurses NHS 'values' them
As the government prepares to trigger the UK's exit from the European Union, nursing organisations are set to launch a campaign to make it clear overseas nurses are welcome and highly valued by the NHS.
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Community nursing charity to gain extra garden funding
The Queen's Nursing Institute is to benefit from extra funding this year from a scheme that sees people open their gardens for charity.
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South Asian women in UK may have higher osteoporosis risk
Pre-menopausal South Asian women could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white women, with implications for falling and fractures, according to UK researchers.
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New study refutes theory on higher weekend surgery risk
The day of the week does not affect the survival chances of people undergoing emergency surgery, according to latest UK research, contrary to theories of the "weekend effect".
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