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donderdag 27 april 2017

Pay campaign against 1% cap to be ramped up by union

Pay campaign against 1% cap to be ramped up by union
A rallying call for nurses and other healthcare professionals to threaten strike action if the government's pay rise cap is not overturned has been made by members of a major health union.
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Nurses warn staffing will worsen if EU workers thrown out
European Union nurses and other staff must be allowed to stay in the UK following Brexit or staffing shortages will get worse, nurses from a major health union have warned.
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Cheap drug cuts death from bleeding after childbirth
A cheap and widely available medication can reduce deaths from severe bleeding after childbirth, the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide, according to a major trial led by UK researchers.
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Welsh decision may spark PrEP postcode lottery in UK
British nations could end up with different rules on HIV prevention drugs, after an advisory body recommended that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) should not be funded on the NHS in Wales.
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More A&E patients can 'avoid admission for diverticulitis'
More patients currently admitted with diverticulitis – an inflammation of an outgrowth or pouching in the colon that can cause severe abdominal pain – could be sent home, suggest US researchers.
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Missing student nurse 'found safe and well', say police
Avon and Somerset Constabulary have revealed that a student nurse wo went missing from Bristol nearly two weeks ago has been found.
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