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maandag 31 juli 2017

NICE backs biologic for treating condition that can cause blindness

NICE backs biologic for treating condition that can cause blindness
A monoclonal antibody and a biodegradable corticosteroid implant have been approved for use by the NHS in England and Wales to treat an inflammatory eye condition that can lead to blindness.
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Nurses must accept concerns earlier to quicken FtP, says NMC chief
New legislation changes, designed to speed up fitness-to-practise cases, will only succeed if nurses and midwives accept concerns about their conduct and engage with new rules early on, the head of the regulator has warned.
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New network launched to help UK nurses and students be 'green'
A new UK network to help nurses to become more environmentally sustainable has been launched this week.
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NICE working on guidelines on antibiotics for common infections
For the first time, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is developing specific advice about when and how to prescribe antibiotics for conditions such as sore throats and colds.
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NMC to improve spot check process for revalidation applications
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is to make changes to the way it carries out checks on registrants to ensure they are complying with revalidation, following recommendations from an independent assessment – though it is still unclear how many applications it is verifying.
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Government pledges thousands more mental health nurses
At least 4,600 extra crisis care nurses, are to be created as part of a major workforce plan announced by the government today to improve mental health services.
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