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vrijdag 21 april 2017

Maximum midwife-to-supervisor ratios upped under new model

Maximum midwife-to-supervisor ratios upped under new model
The recommended maximum number of midwives that a supervisor should support has increased to 20 under a new model being introduced by NHS England, which also suggests the use of "sessional" staff to provide supervision without extra payment.
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London NHS worst performer on race equality standards
The London NHS region has the worst performance against race equality standards, despite having the largest black and minority ethnic workforce in England, a new report has found.
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Nurses to get new screening tool for child sexual exploitation
A new national screening tool to help nurses screen for child sexual exploitation, which is based on prompting conversation rather than ticking boxes, is due to be unveiled later this year, Nursing Times can reveal.
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Plaque to honour Manchester nursing 'legends' unveiled
Two nurses credited with playing a key part in developing nursing in Manchester have been honoured with plaques at the hospital where they served for nearly half a century.
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Nurse named new chair of British Menopause Society
A nurse has been named as chair of the British Menopause for the first time since the society was founded over 25 years ago.
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More training on antibiotics urged for nurse prescribers
All NHS staff, but particularly those with prescribing powers, should be offered more training in the responsible use of antibiotics, according to Health Education England.
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