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dinsdag 10 oktober 2017

NICE updates guidance on reducing risk of VTE on admission

NICE updates guidance on reducing risk of VTE on admission
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published its draft guideline on reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in patients admitted to hospital or mental health units.
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Call for urgent action to halt rising social care staff turnover
Workforce recruitment and retention problems are among the three key problems affecting social care, according to a report calling for funding for the sector to be made "strong and sustainable".
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CQC warns that nurses and other staff cannot work any harder
Staff should be praised for helping to ensure care quality has not deteriorated in the past year but there is a limit to their resilience, the national regulator has warned in its annual review of health and care services in England.
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Young cancer patients face 'crippling' fatigue after treatment
Young people who have had cancer can suffer with severe exhaustion for months or even years after their treatment has ended, according to new UK research.
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Cap on nurse pay rises has been 'scrapped', Hunt tells MPs
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has told MPs that the 1% cap on pay rises for NHS staff has been scrapped, but that any future change in remuneration would be tied to a deal on productivity.
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New tool helps practice nurses assess frailty in older patients
A new tool has been designed by UK researchers to help practice nurses and other primary care staff to assess which older patients are the most frail and vulnerable.
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