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maandag 26 juni 2017

Over 600 children vaccinated in Welsh measles outbreak

Over 600 children vaccinated in Welsh measles outbreak
More than 600 children have now been given the MMR vaccination at sessions held in schools in Newport in response to a measles outbreak in South Wales, according to public health officials.
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EU citizens rights offer 'step in right direction,' say health leaders
Health and social care leaders have welcomed the prime minister's proposal for European Union citizens living in the UK to be able to stay following Brexit, but have called for more details about the cut-off date for the entitlement to remain.
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Mental health nurse liaison with GPs 'highly valued'
Mental health nurse-led liaison services in primary care are "highly valued" by GPs and can improve the quality of care for patients, a study in London has found.
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Education plans 'must reflect children's nursing complexity'
Academics have called for the "increasingly complex nature" of children's nursing and the "chronic" shortage of staff working in the field to be recognised in light of major changes to pre-registration education.
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English language testing petition surges in popularity
A petition calling for the English language test used for nurses coming to work in the UK to be altered has surged in popularity in the past few weeks, and now has more than 8,800 signatures.
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'Summer of protest' over nurse pay launches tomorrow
Nurses from across the UK are to take part in a series of demonstrations tomorrow marking the start of a "summer of protest" over pay.
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