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donderdag 27 juli 2017

'Substantial drop off' in number of older nurses revalidating

'Substantial drop off' in number of older nurses revalidating
The introduction of revalidation has led to a "substantial drop off" in the number of people aged 65 or over renewing their nursing registration, as well as a smaller reduction among those in their mid 50s to mid 60s, an independent report has revealed.
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RCN leader praises 'fabulous' nursing sustainability project
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has described a new toolkit designed to encourage sustainability in nursing as "fabulous resource" for student nurses and their educators.
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Auditors warn of future shortfall in nurses in Scotland
The Scottish government has failed to plan effectively for long-term workforce challenges in the NHS and may have seriously underestimated the number of nurses needed, according to a new report.
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Exclusive: Nurse leads successful drive to reduce restraint
A Yorkshire trust is leading the way nationally in eliminating face down restraint from its inpatient wards, following the introduction of nurse-led training for all staff that focuses on defusing difficult situations.
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Offer statins to chronic kidney disease patients, says NICE
Clinicians should offer statins to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), under new treatment standards for the condition from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
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Action on sleep-in shifts does not address 'critical' issue
Warning action on sleep-in shifts does not address market instability
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