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woensdag 6 september 2017

Exclusive: Nurses to campaign for FtP process to be 'made fairer'

Exclusive: Nurses to campaign for FtP process to be 'made fairer'
A nurse has launched a petition calling for fundamental change in the way fitness to practise (FtP) cases are handled by the NMC, after she was struck off in a decision described as "excessive and disproportionate" by a High Court judge.
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Former nurse to become next chief exec at the Whittington
Whittington Health NHS Trust in North London has announced the appointment of former nurse and primary care expert Siobhan Harrington as its new chief executive.
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Scottish health board appoints two new MS specialist nurses
NHS Lanarkshire has recruited two new multiple sclerosis specialist nurses, plus a part-time neurology nurse, to support the 1,200 patients living with the condition in its region.
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Nurses 'needed to improve physical care' in mental health units
A coroner has called for nurse consultants, experienced in physical healthcare, to be used in acute mental health settings to train other staff in identifying physically sick patients.
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Global nursing body 'extremely concerned' at US nurse arrest
A global nursing body has expressed "extreme concern" over an incident in which a US nurse was arrested after refusing to allow blood to be taken from an unconscious patient.
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Majority of public believe NHS short of nurses and back better pay
Most people believe the NHS does not have enough nursing staff to provide safe care, according to a poll released at the same time as hundreds of nurses head to parliament today to protest over pay.
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