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donderdag 20 juli 2017

Disappointment over interim ruling against HPV jab for boys

Disappointment over interim ruling against HPV jab for boys
A decision by government advisors not to recommend extending routine immunisation against human papillomavirus (HPV) to teenage boys has been met with "disappointment" and "dismay".
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Crash in district nurse numbers driving delayed discharge
Dramatic cuts to district nursing have left older people without care at home and forced them to turn to accident and emergency departments instead, an independent report has found.
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Norfolk nurse runs to raise funds for African street children
A nurse and novice runner has taken on a half marathon in the heat of the African sun in order to help children who live and work on a rubbish dump in Sierra Leone.
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Removing nine risk factors could 'prevent' third of dementia cases
One in three cases of dementia could potentially be prevented if brain health is improved throughout life by targeting nine risk factors, according to researchers.
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Parkinson's drug can spark gambling and sexual impulses
Compulsive gambling, excessive sexual urges and obsessive shopping are among side effects from a Parkinson's disease drug that specialist nurses should watch out for, says guidance on the condition.
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Exclusive: Nurses raise concerns over new private contract
The safety of vulnerable children could be put at risk by the awarding of a contract for health visiting and school nursing to a private provider "with no experience" of delivering complex care, nurses have warned.
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