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vrijdag 20 oktober 2017

Wolverhampton trust’s ‘outstanding’ chief nurse set to retire

Wolverhampton trust's 'outstanding' chief nurse set to retire
Dr Cheryl Etches, chief nurse and deputy chief executive of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, has announced that she will be retiring from the NHS at the end of March 2018.
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Study backs lying down during labour after low-dose epidural
First time mothers with an epidural who lie down in the later stages of labour are more likely to have a normal birth than those who remain upright, according to UK researchers.
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Boost foot care services to cut diabetic amputations, finds study
Improving the provision of foot care services available to diabetes patients is "key" to cutting amputations, and potentially ulcers as well, according to UK researchers.
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Scottish care workers to get 'living wage' for sleepover shifts
Social care staff working so-called "sleepover" hours are to receive a pay increase, Scotland's health secretary Shona Robison has announced.
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'Blind spot' now exists on NHS staff assaults, claims RCN
The Royal College of Nursing has warned of a "dangerous blind spot" that has been created surrounding the scale of assaults on health service staff.
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Nursing home firm prosecuted over serious burns injury
A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been ordered to pay £59,570.58 in fines and costs by Camberwell Magistrates' Court.
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