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maandag 27 november 2017

Rise in level of community-based support from hospices

Rise in level of community-based support from hospices
The level of community-based support from hospices has risen year-on-year, a new report shows.
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Nurses asked for views on use of maggots in wound care
A biomedical researcher has launched a survey with Nursing Times to find out whether a "Yuck! factor" is deterring nurses from using maggots in wound care.
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New chief nurse appointed by leading children's hospital
A nurse who started her career at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for Children NHS Foundation Trust is returning to take up its most senior nursing post.
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RCN leaders face criticism over 'positive' budget response
Royal College of Nursing campaigners have written an open letter to the union's leaders, criticising them for their "underwhelming" response to the chancellor's comments on nurse pay last week.
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Revalidation date 'confusion' risks nurses falling off register
Nurses have been potentially put at risk of falling off the Nursing and Midwifery Council's register due to confusing information about revalidation dates provided by the regulator, Nursing Times has learnt.
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Fresh appeal to encourage flu vaccine uptake in children
Health officials are using the idea of children being "super-spreaders" of influenza to encourage vaccination uptake ahead of the Christmas period, in order to protect older people.
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