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woensdag 26 april 2017

‘Robust safeguards’ needed on use of nursing associates

'Robust safeguards' needed on use of nursing associates
The "real risk" that nursing associates are used as a cheap alternative to nurses has been underlined at a major health conference, where delegates called for any attempts by employers to substitute roles to be resisted.
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Labour chases nursing vote with three-part NHS pledge
The Labour Party is to announce a "three-point election guarantee" for the NHS, with a promise to scrap the 1% cap on pay rises, reinstate the student nurse bursary and enshrine safe staffing in law.
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Seated exercises bring quick benefits for older patients
A programme of seated exercises helped improve the physical and mental wellbeing of frail elderly people in just couple of months, according to the findings from a trial scheme.
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Hospital nurses paying 'extortionate' charges to park
Some hospitals are charging staff, including nurses, "extortionate" fees of nearly £100 a month to park, according to a health union.
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Northern Ireland leads way on maternity staff charter
Northern Ireland is now the first UK nation where every single maternity unit has embraced a charter aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of staff.
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Sightings of missing student nurse being investigated
Police say they are currently following up around 20 reports from the public of potential sightings of the missing Bristol student nurse Anna Lewis.
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