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vrijdag 29 september 2017

Third of people unaware of risk of diabetes-related foot ulcers

Third of people unaware of risk of diabetes-related foot ulcers
More than a third of people in the UK are not aware that foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes, despite them being a leading cause of diabetes-related amputations, a charity has warned.
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CCG chief nurse hopes to inspire pupils to become future nurses
A senior nurse at a clinical commissioning group in Kent has launched an event designed to inspire young people to "follow in her footsteps" and join the nursing profession.
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Older siblings pose risk of serious flu for babies and toddlers
Children under two years are more likely to be admitted to hospital with influenza if they have an older sister or brother, according to UK researchers.
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Care workers are 'too rushed to do their job properly', warns union
Home care workers are "too rushed" to help vulnerable and disabled people wash, eat or visit the toilet, according to a new report by the trade union Unison.
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Staff shortage 'biting hard' with over half of shifts down on nurses
Service providers must "urgently" examine whether they have enough nursing staff to provide safe patient care this winter, the Royal College of Nursing has said in the wake of worrying new survey findings.
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New appointment to 'bolster' clinical research in nursing practice
A nurse academic with a background in cancer care has been appointed to help advance the nursing research agenda in Hertfordshire and the surrounding region.
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