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maandag 14 augustus 2017

Seven nurse-led projects to receive grants in Scotland

Seven nurse-led projects to receive grants in Scotland
A programme aimed at reducing health inequalities in communities across Scotland will be providing funding of more than £30,000 to seven new projects, it was announced today.
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NHS chiefs relax position on nurses' use of WhatsApp
NHS England appears to have shifted its position on the use of WhatsApp by staff in the NHS, with a softening of tone regarding the popular smartphone application.
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'Normal birth' campaign abandoned by royal college
The Royal College of Midwives has dropped its "normal birth" campaign and removed advice for midwives from its website, acknowledging that it could have been "misleading".
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Warning over rise in young people with type 2 diabetes
The number of children and teenagers being treated for 2 diabetes in England and Wales has risen by 14% in a year, councils have warned, which they said reinforced the need for action on obesity.
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Nine out of 10 largest hospital trusts 'short of nurses'
More than nine in 10 of the 50 largest NHS hospital trusts in England are not staffed with nurses to the level planned by their own management, according to the Royal College of Nursing.
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Nosy NHS staff warned not to illegally access patient data
NHS staff have been warned about the potentially serious consequences of prying into patient records without a valid reason, following a case last week involving a healthcare assistant.
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