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woensdag 28 juni 2017

COPD treatment roflumilast approved for routine NHS use

COPD treatment roflumilast approved for routine NHS use
Thousands of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease look set to benefit from a drug that is expected to be available for routine use in the NHS by the end of the year, following official approval.
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Canadian nurse sentenced to life imprisonment for murders
A Canadian nurse who killed eight elderly nursing home residents in Ontario, Canada, by injecting them with insulin has been sentenced to life in prison.
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Working night shifts may stop body from repairing DNA damage
Working night shifts may hinder the body's ability to repair DNA damage caused by normal cellular processes, according to findings from a new study.
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Practice nurses called upon to boost London shingles vaccination
Practice nurses and GPs across London are being urged to boost the uptake of the shingles vaccine among people aged over 70 years old as part of a city-wide campaign.
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Nurses 'pushed' into staging pay protests, say RCN members
Nurses have been "pushed" into staging protests over the 1% annual cap on pay rises due to years of the government failing to listen to their concerns about the difficulties staff are facing, the profession said today.
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'Significant concern' for safety at Gateshead mental health services
Concerns about record keeping and nurse vacancies at services provided by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust have been raised in a critical report by the Care Quality Commission.
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