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vrijdag 11 augustus 2017

News round-up: Catch-up on July's top nursing stories

News round-up: Catch-up on July's top nursing stories
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during July and early June 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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Exclusive: Nursing the community in the wake of Grenfell
It was 6 o'clock in the morning on the 14 June when London community mental health nurse Ian Sorzano was woken up by his brother and first learnt of the fire at Grenfell Tower.
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Few women see the same midwife, reveals new audit
Only a minority of NHS providers report that women see the same midwife for most care contacts but more co-located midwife-led units are being set up to boost patient choice, an audit has found.
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Nurse practitioners can 'transform' surgical departments
The introduction of advanced nurse practitioners has "transformed" some surgical departments in the UK, according to a report, which also recommended developing the extended theatre team to enhance continuity of care and patient safety.
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Bereaved nurse helps parents 'create special memories'
A Lincolnshire nurse who lost her own child recently has helped raise over £500 to help other parents in a similar situation at the hospital where she works.
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CNO says practice nurse plan is based on 'flexibility'
Offering a more "flexible" career path will be key to encouraging more newly-qualified nurses into general practice settings and to also tempting former staff back, according to the chief nursing officer for England.
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