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woensdag 1 november 2017

New illuminated pyjamas for treating jaundiced neonates

New illuminated pyjamas for treating jaundiced neonates
Swiss researchers have developed a luminous textile to use as a wearable, long-term phototherapy device for newborns being treated for jaundice.
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Call to boost pay in 'unpopular regions' to help recruitment
Nursing staff should be paid more to work in unpopular areas of the country to maintain "equitable access" to healthcare, according to the chief executive of NHS England.
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NHS England to consider setting targets on BME staff equality
NHS England is to look at the possibility of introducing recruitment targets for black and minority ethnic staff, the organisation's chief executive has said.
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Hunt hints that pay rise will be linked to staff contract changes
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has indicated that any future pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff will be dependent on boosting productivity via contractual changes, potentially affecting shift patterns.
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Changes to NMC language test requirements 'come in force'
Changes to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's language testing requirements for nurses and midwives trained outside the UK have come into force today.
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Long-term PPI use linked to doubling in stomach cancer risk
The long-term use of proton pump inhibitors, commonly used to treat acid reflux, is linked to a more than doubling in the risk of developing stomach cancer, according to researchers.
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