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donderdag 22 juni 2017

'Summer of protest' by nurses over pay to begin next week

'Summer of protest' by nurses over pay to begin next week
Nurses are to begin protest activities over pay from next week after the Queen's Speech failed to state the government would remove its 1% cap on annual wage increases for most NHS staff.
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New antibiotic can be given in single 30-minute infusion
A new intravenous antibiotic that can be used to treat potentially life-threatening skin infections in just half an hour could reduce nurses' workload and pressure on the NHS, its makers claim.
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RCN to draw up first ever protocol for 'animal therapy'
The Royal College of Nursing has announced that it will create the first ever nationwide protocol for animals in healthcare in a bid to encourage more hospitals to explore the therapy area.
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Expert midwives answer to tackling obesity in pregnancy
Specialist antenatal clinics for severely obese mothers-to-be can help cut rates of pregnancy complications, new research has found.
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Primary care nursing expert crosses country for charity
A retired primary care nursing expert has proved she is still up for a challenge by walking across England to both raise money for charity and celebrate her 70th birthday.
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'Much more to do' on reducing stillbirth rates across UK
The rate of stillbirths in the UK has fallen by almost 8% in recent years, but there is still "much more to do" to achieve further reductions and address ongoing variations in care quality, say midwives.
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