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donderdag 24 augustus 2017

Trust refuses donation from ‘men dressed as nurses’

Trust refuses donation from 'men dressed as nurses'
A Shropshire community hospital has refused a £2,500 donation from a group of men who had raised the money while dressed as nurses.
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New approved flu vaccine for older patients set for 2018
A new influenza vaccine that is particularly effective at protecting people over the age of 65 has been approved for use by the UK's drug regulatory body and is expected to be available to GP practices from next year.
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Nursing study proves missed care linked to higher mortality
Missed care is the reason why hospitals with lower registered nursing staff levels have a higher risk of patient death, new research published in full today has shown, sparking calls for more to be done to improve staffing levels.
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Probe into domiciliary care highlights need for staff training
Some home care staff are unable to perform the most basic of tasks such as boiling an egg or making a bed, according to a report, which highlights the need for more training and closer collaboration with community nurses and other professionals.
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CQC inspectors forced to step in to 'ensure safety of patients'
Inspectors were forced to intervene when they witnessed a patient choking and staff failed to help, according to a highly critical report on the quality of care at Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital.
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Advanced nurse role reduces admissions from nursing homes
The introduction of an advanced nurse practitioner role in nursing homes can reduce hospital admissions caused by falls and dehydration, according to US researchers.
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