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vrijdag 8 december 2017

New tool predicts if child with wheeze will develop asthma

New tool predicts if child with wheeze will develop asthma
A new tool has been created that can help predict whether children with wheeze will develop asthma by the age of 20, according to UK researchers.
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Nurse-led team improving outcomes for pneumonia patients
A new nurse-led respiratory infections team has reduced both hospital stays for patients with pneumonia and unnecessary antibiotic use, according to latest data.
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Starting gun fired on nurse pay and contract change talks
The health secretary has written to the chair of the NHS pay review body triggering the start of talks on wage increases for nurses and other NHS staff, alongside potential contract changes.
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RCN issues warning on sexual health service cuts in capital
NHS testing and treatment services in London for sexual health conditions are being "jeopardised" by plans to reconfigure services, according to unions.
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Plea from infection control experts for nurses to get flu jab
Over half of frontline healthcare workers in England are yet to have the flu jab this year, promoting fresh calls from nurses specialising in infection control and prevention for staff to get vaccinated.
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Exclusive: Fears grow over community nurse training numbers
Concerns that too few public health and community nurses are being trained in England are growing, as new figures indicate a number of universities have seen reductions in the amount of funded course places they are able to offer this year.
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