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vrijdag 12 januari 2018

Pregnancy still ‘high risk’ for women with diabetes in Scotland

Pregnancy still 'high risk' for women with diabetes in Scotland
Pregnancy for women with diabetes remains high risk and more work is needed to ensure mothers and babies in Scotland get the best care, say researchers behind a new study.
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Surge in flu cases prompts fresh call to make all nurses have jab
Nursing staff have been once again urged to ensure they are vaccinated against influenza, while one of England's most senior doctors has suggested that immunisation should be compulsory in future.
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Surge in flu cases prompts fresh call for nurses to have jab
Nursing staff have been once again urged to ensure they are vaccinated against influenza, following a surge this week in cases presenting in primary care and admissions to hospital for the disease.
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'Alarming' fall in district nurses exacerbating NHS winter crisis
The ongoing decline in district nurse numbers is contributing to the winter pressures currently facing hospitals, as it is reducing the ability to treat people at home, a community nurse leader has warned.
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Warning of 'confusion' and 'risk' from inconsistent associate training
Nursing professors and leaders have warned of the potential "confusion" and "danger" arising from the varied training nursing associates are being given on pilot programmes.
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Gap in cardiovascular knowledge among diabetes patients
Well over a third of patients with type 2 diabetes say they do not fully understand their heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a small survey by a pharmaceutical company.
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