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vrijdag 13 oktober 2017

Regulator promotes Royal London’s maternity service rating

Regulator promotes Royal London's maternity service rating
The Royal London Hospital's maternity department has improved but could still do with more senior midwives, according to the Care Quality Commission.
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Exclusive: New A&E nursing role helps boost hip fracture survival
The introduction of an advanced nursing support role has contributed to a dramatic fall in mortality rates among the most vulnerable, older patients at an acute trust in Kent, say senior nursing staff.
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Wreaths laid at statue commemorating executed WWI nurse
Wreaths have been laid this week in London to remember the First World War nurse Edith Cavell who was executed after helping hundreds of soldiers escape captivity.
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Lib Dems call for incontinence prevention training in Scotland
Midwives, health visitors and other health professionals should get specific training on incontinence prevention, as part of a new nationwide continence strategy in Scotland, according to the Liberal Democrats.
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Community services contract passes from Virgin back to NHS
A partnership involving an acute trust and local GPs has been chosen as the preferred bidder to run community nursing services in part of Surrey, at the expense of the current independent provider.
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US policeman fired after manhandling and handcuffing nurse
A US police officer who was filmed dragging away a screaming nurse who refused to take blood without consent has been fired, according to reports.
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