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woensdag 4 oktober 2017

Patient safety at risk from 'significant' nurse shortage at Stockport hospital

Patient safety at risk from 'significant' nurse shortage at Stockport hospital
Safe patient care at a hospital in Stockport has been put at risk due to nursing shortages, according to the Care Quality Commission, which has called for immediate improvements following an inspection.
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Investment in existing workforce 'needed to help train extra nurses'
Universities have welcomed government plans to create more than 5,000 extra clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students in England but said this must come alongside investment in the existing nursing workforce and training capacity.
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Worcestershire Acute chief nurse: 'I am confident we can turn this around'
Winning the "hearts and minds" of nursing staff is among the first priorities in a concerted drive to improve her struggling hospital trust's performance, a new chief nurse has told Nursing Times.
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Wound care suffering due to patients 'not being listened to by nurses'
Many people with chronic wounds are not getting the best care because nurses and other clinicians are failing to listen and work with patients and each other, according to a new report calling for a radical shift in wound care worldwide.
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New nursing course approved in bid to boost east coast workforce
A new adult nursing course is to be introduced at Coventry University's Scarborough campus, marking the return of nurse training to the area.
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Hospital looks to nursing associates to help tackle nurse vacancies
Nursing associates will need to be used at a Midlands hospital trust to help address hundreds of nurse vacancies, the organisation's chief executive has said.
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