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dinsdag 4 april 2017

Scottish nurse gains senior prison health role in US

Scottish nurse gains senior prison health role in US
Sheila Burns, who is originally from Linlithgow near Edinburgh, has been appointed as the new director of nursing at Guilford County Jails in North Carolina.
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'Charter of rights' needed for social care workforce
A national care workers' charter is needed that sets out what social care staff can expect from employers for wages, employment terms and conditions, training and career development, say MPs.
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Enhanced care home support 'linked to fewer A&E visits'
A project involving an enhanced service package for care home residents has been linked with a reduction in hospital contacts, suggesting the model has potential for other parts of the country.
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Leg ulcer guidance for primary care nurses in Wales
Best practice guide launched to help practice nurses in Wales to diagnose and manage venous leg ulcers.
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Concern over new NMC powers to issue public warnings
Concerns have been raised that plans by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to introduce a new system of public warnings for registrants who have breached professional standards may result in "gratuitous" use of the sanction.
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Health visitor institute opens doors to overseas members
The UK-based Institute of Health Visiting has announced that it is opening its membership to professionals from overseas, as it seeks to promote child and family health internationally.
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