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vrijdag 11 augustus 2017

Female HCAs at 'slightly higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis'

Female HCAs at 'slightly higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis'
Being a healthcare assistant may put women at slightly higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than the rest of the population, including registered nurses, a study has suggested.
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Global campaign to be launched to raise nursing's status
A global campaign designed to "generate energy, boost morale and encourage recruitment" among nurses is to be launched in the coming months in a bid to raise the status of the profession.
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Global campaign to launch to raise nursing's status
A global campaign designed to "generate energy, boost morale and encourage recruitment" among nurses is to be launched in the coming months in a bid to raise the status of the profession.
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Obese surgery patients need 'much more' ICU care
Obese patients who have undergone heart surgery tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times, compared to non-obese patients, a study has found.
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More heart failure patients seeing specialist nurses
There has been an "important" increase in the percentage of heart failure patients seeing a specialist nurse after being admitted to a general medical ward, according to an independent audit.
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Trust commits to improvement plan after CQC action warning
A struggling trust in the West Midlands has drawn up an action plan to tackle staffing levels and culture in its maternity service, after being threatened with enforcement action.
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