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maandag 23 oktober 2017

Nurses urged to play ‘key role’ in antibiotic resistance awareness

Nurses urged to play 'key role' in antibiotic resistance awareness
Public Health England has said nurses have a "key role" to play in a new public awareness campaign being launched today to help tackle the spread of antimicrobial resistance.
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Hospital adopts nurse's idea to help tackle patient boredom
Thanks to the initiative of a nurse in Essex, activity boxes are being distributed to nearly all wards and departments at Colchester General Hospital to help prevent patients becoming bored.
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'Disappointingly' few trusts sharing antibiotics data with nurses
The sharing of key health service data on the use of antibiotics is "disappointingly" low with frontline nurses and other staff, a progress report on antimicrobial stewardship in England has warned.
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Trust chief executive and nurse administers landmark flu jab
The chief executive of a hospital trust, who is also a registered nurse, has given the jab that took his organisation past a landmark point in its annual influenza vaccination campaign.
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Patients 'at risk' over failure to recognise diabetes subtype
The health of some diabetes patients is being put at risk due to the failure of clinicians to recognise that they have a subtype of the condition, according to researchers from the University of Surrey.
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Winter or spring birth 'protects against postnatal depression'
Women who give birth in winter or spring are less likely than women who deliver in the autumn or summer to suffer from postnatal depression, suggests a US study being presented at a conference.
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