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vrijdag 18 augustus 2017

Trust told to improve staffing and safety in maternity units

Trust told to improve staffing and safety in maternity units
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been told "further improvement" is needed in the safety of its maternity units, as well as ensuring sufficient nursing staff are on duty generally.
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Extra cash released in last minute bid to create placements
Universities and NHS trusts are being offered tens of thousands of pounds by Health Education England in a push to expand training places for nurses and other health professionals this year.
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Trust distances itself from staffing link to fungus outbreak
A major London hospital trust has sought to distance itself from suggestions that a lack of nursing staff was implicit in an outbreak of the so-called "Japanese fungus" infection Candida auris.
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Ambulance trust teams up with charity to improve palliative care
A specialist ambulance service, involving a new charity nurse post, is being established to help ensure the wishes of terminally ill patients in the North East are respected.
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New students with place on nursing course down 8% in England
Figures released today show that 16,100 nursing students have been placed on a course in England so far – representing an 8% drop compared to 2016.
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Hospital theatre staff to strike over weekend working deal
Theatre staff at Warrington Hospital in Cheshire are going on strike tomorrow and next week over a dispute with trust managers about out of hours work.
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