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donderdag 7 september 2017

Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories

Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during August 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
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NI midwives 'freed of prosecution fear' for abortion referral
Midwives working in Northern Ireland need no longer fear prosecution for referring women for abortions elsewhere in the UK, it was confirmed today.
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Treating insomnia may also hold mental health benefits
Helping people sleep better could also improve mental health, according to researchers behind what is believed to be one of the largest gold standard trials of a psychological treatment to date.
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Spike in hospital visits by women for cardiovascular disease
A surge in the number of women having heart attacks and stroke is further proof that they are not simply problems for men, says a charity that is calling for greater awareness of female patient needs.
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New strategy will emphasise role played by research nurses
Evidence shows that hospitals that encourage research by nurses provide better care, but ongoing pressures means it is not always seen as a priority, warns a member of the profession behind a new strategy aimed at strengthening the clinical research nursing workforce.
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RCN chief calls for above inflation pay rise at rally to end 1% cap
Nurses will press for a pay rise above inflation in forthcoming NHS wage negotiations, the head of the Royal College of Nursing has said, as hundreds gathered at a rally in London on Wednesday to protest against the current 1% limit on nursing wage rises.
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