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dinsdag 14 november 2017

Scottish practice nurses to be ‘expert nursing generalists’

Scottish practice nurses to be 'expert nursing generalists'
A new general practice contract being proposed for Scotland will offer "new opportunities" for nurses working in primary care, with more roles coming their way, according to documents released today.
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Statutory guidance for new nurse staffing laws in Wales
Health boards and NHS trusts in Wales have been issued statutory nurse staffing guidance by the government, ahead of the introduction of new laws next year.
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Test could be used to 'rule out heart attack' much earlier
A low-cost, rapid blood test that spots whether people are at risk of a heart attack could improve the treatment of people with chest pain at emergency departments, suggests an international study.
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Majority of diabetes patients 'don't feel in control of condition'
More than two thirds of patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are not confident they are in control of their condition, a major new survey has suggested.
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Workplace bullying and violence 'increase risk of type 2 diabetes'
Being exposed to workplace bullying and violence may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, for both men and women, according to researchers from Scandinavia.
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Jeremy Hunt: Good infection control is a touchstone issue for the public
In an exclusive opinion piece for Nursing Times to coincide with World Antibiotic Awareness Week, health secretary Jeremy Hunt sets out progress so far in the new war on superbugs announced by the government last year.
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