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dinsdag 31 oktober 2017

Breastfeeding for at least two months ‘can halve SIDS risk’

Breastfeeding for at least two months 'can halve SIDS risk'
Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby's risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) almost in half, suggests new international study that is the first to determine the duration necessary to provide such protection.
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Government asks whether NMC should get more powers
The Nursing and Midwifery Council could be given much greater freedom to set its own its procedures without the need for legislative changes, under a new UK-wide consultation.
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Nurse wins patient praise for showing 'beautiful kindness'
A cancer patient has thanked her nurse for the "beautiful kindness" she has shown while being treated at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.
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Midwife shortages driving 'reliance' on temporary staff
Temporary staffing costs in UK maternity units rose to almost £100m last year, according to figures obtained by the Royal College of Midwives.
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Charity passes £10,000 target to help nursing staff 'in crisis'
Nurses in financial crisis are set to benefit from a cash boost from generous fundraisers and supporters, after a charity announced that its campaign target had been "smashed".
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New RCM leader targets boosting senior midwife profile
A new union chief executive has used her first major speech to pledge to "strengthen" the profile of midwifery leadership in trusts and other service providers.
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