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woensdag 16 augustus 2017

Nurses hoping to encourage staff flu jabs with new game

Nurses hoping to encourage staff flu jabs with new game
Nurse innovators at James Paget Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are hoping to create a "buzz" about flu vaccination this winter with a new online game featuring a flu-fighting bee.
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Hampshire commissioners appoint new nursing director
Ellen McNicholas has joined West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group as its director of quality and nursing.
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Most US nurses 'expect to protect patients in shootings'
Nearly two-thirds of US nurses and doctors believe they have a special duty to protect patients if a shooting incident erupted in their hospital, a survey has suggested.
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Fun signs help patients to 'improve nurse hand hygiene'
Armed with simple paddle signs, patients and parents can feel empowered to remind clinicians to perform hand hygiene and successfully improve compliance rates, according to US researchers.
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Hospital inspected after 'bullying' whistleblowing claims
Junior nursing staff at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital felt "bullied" into accepting patients onto their wards at night, according to a report by the Care Quality Commission.
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RCN warns too few students having meningitis vaccine
Two thirds of school leavers remain unvaccinated against meningitis, despite the national catch-up programme and a rising number of "W strain" fatalities, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.
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