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donderdag 29 juni 2017

Pay cap remains in place as Labour loses vote

Pay cap remains in place as Labour loses vote
MPs have voted not to remove the cap on public sector pay which limits annual salary increases for nurses and other NHS staff to 1%.
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NMC finds 'no evidence' so far to lower English language test
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has so far found "no compelling evidence" that the English language test it uses for nurses coming to work in the UK is set at too high a level.
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Advanced practitioner apprenticeship standards unveiled
Draft apprenticeship training standards being developed for advanced clinical practitioners have revealed trainees will be taught at master's level and will be able to prescribe.
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'Vital' role of nurses in summer MMR vaccination of teenagers
Nurses are being urged to help ensure teenagers are vaccinated against measles this summer to protect them from an expected increase in the viral illness at music festivals in the UK and when they travel abroad.
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MPs warn NHS staff goodwill 'running dry'
The goodwill of nurses and other public sector workers who have been asked to "do more for less" could soon run out, MPs warned yesterday in a debate ahead of a vote on whether to lift the public sector pay cap.
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Medical officers issue guidance on exercise during pregnancy
Pregnant women should do about 150 minutes of "moderate intensity" activity every week, according to new guidance from the UK's chief medical officers.
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