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dinsdag 7 november 2017

Errors 'less likely to be picked up' for learning disabilities

Errors 'less likely to be picked up' for learning disabilities
An investigation into the deaths of people with learning disabilities has revealed they were "less likely" to have mistakes in their care "picked up".
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Clinical news digest: Don't miss last month's top stories
Miss any of the clinical and practice news affecting the profession during October 2017? Catch up with our summary of the main study headlines and clinical breakthroughs.
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Nurse language tests 'among urgent recruitment concerns'
Workforce problems are the most significant threat to delivering high quality care in the health service, NHS chief executives have warned, as they called for immediate action to tackle international recruitment concerns, including language testing for European nurses.
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Regulator adds to winter warning for nurses to 'get flu jab'
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has added its voice to calls for all registered nurses and midwives to get their flu jab ahead of the coming winter period, which is predicted to be tougher than normal.
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Nurses should be aware of 'poor public knowledge of anatomy'
Healthcare is being hampered because of the public's poor basic understanding of anatomy, according to researchers, whose findings suggest UK clinicians need to explain things thoroughly to patients and assume a low level of knowledge unless otherwise indicated.
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Doctors 'get off more lightly' than nurses in misconduct cases
Doctors found guilty of sexual offences, theft and fraud tend to get off more lightly than nurses and midwives, suggests the first in-depth report into professional misconduct cases across health and social care.
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