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dinsdag 17 oktober 2017

Third of health visitor course places were empty last year

Third of health visitor course places were empty last year
Only two thirds of health visitor training places were used by the end of the last academic year, while problems filling school nursing and district nursing courses also continued up until the summer.
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Nursing associate regulation takes 'vital step' forwards
A government consultation has been launched today on the legal changes required to allow the Nursing and Midwifery Council to bring nursing associates onto its register and has been described as a "vital step" towards the new role becoming regulated.
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Warning over 'huge' variation in health visitor checks
Declining numbers of health visitors working in the NHS in England are leaving children's services at risk, the Labour Party has warned, as new analysis highlights wide regional variation in the number of young children receiving checks.
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Sheffield children's nurse wins high profile charity award
A staff nurse from South Yorkshire has been given a high profile award supported by Prince Harry for her work with children who have been in hospital.
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Weight Watchers referrals can help 'avoid type 2 diabetes'
More than a third of patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes avoided developing the condition after they were referred to a prevention programme delivered by Weight Watchers.
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AHT for treating leaky bladder or prolapse 'lacks evidence'
The effectiveness of a workout widely marketed to manage the symptoms of a leaky bladder or womb prolapse is not currently backed by research, claim the authors of a review article.
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