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donderdag 3 augustus 2017

Major UK study to focus on staffing levels in care homes

Major UK study to focus on staffing levels in care homes
Nurse academics are embarking on what is believed to be the first major UK study to look at the relationship between staffing and the quality of care in residential and nursing homes.
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Pneumonia or sepsis infection 'increases risk of CVD'
Pneumonia or sepsis in adults that results in hospital admission is associated with a six-fold increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the first year, according to Swedish researchers.
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Prison nurses 'put at risk' in overcrowded jails, warns RCN
The safety of nurses working in prisons is being put at risk, because they have become "dangerous, overcrowded warehouses", the Royal College of Nursing has claimed.
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Nurses call for more detail on skills in NMC education plans
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has been told by nurses that its new education plans lack details about the level of knowledge and capability that students will require across a range of skills.
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Warning over rise in demand for sexual health services
A rise in demand for sexual health services at a time of cuts to funding has made it "extremely challenging" to maintain provision, the Local Government Association has warned.
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Start date for PrEP trial for HIV prevention announced
NHS England has announced a start date for the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial that will provide preventative drugs to people at high risk of HIV infection.
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