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maandag 2 oktober 2017

Oncology nurses may be at risk from chemotherapy contamination

Oncology nurses may be at risk from chemotherapy contamination
Nurses on cancer wards could be at risk because of a lack of monitoring by health trusts of contamination from potentially harmful cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs, a new report has claimed.
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Social media feedback may be used to help identify 'high risk' trusts
Online patient feedback, such as posts on social media sites, can provide accurate near real-time representations of the quality of care in NHS hospitals, according to researchers.
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Strike ballot could be called if pay cap remains in place, warns RCN
The Royal College of Nursing has said it will move towards balloting members on industrial action if the 1% cap on NHS pay rises is not lifted in the November budget.
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Nurses to be able to order free baby memory boxes from charity
From next week, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands will be making its memory boxes available free of charge to healthcare professionals and healthcare providers.
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Specialist nurses teach correct CPR technique on top of peak
Two specialist cardiac nurses have helped raise awareness of sudden cardiac death by teaching cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales.
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NICE recommends 'messy' eating for underweight children
Health visitors should encourage parents of underweight young children to be relaxed about "messy" eating, according to new guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence about how to support children who are growing too slowly.
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