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donderdag 11 januari 2018

Trust in row over claims that nurse shortages will delay chemo

Trust in row over claims that nurse shortages will delay chemo
A leading hospital trust has been forced to reassure cancer patients their chemotherapy treatment will continue as normal after an internal memo suggested it could be cut or delayed due to nursing staff shortages.
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CQC pauses 'routine inspections' due to winter pressures
The Care Quality Commission has taken the decision to pause some routine inspections of NHS acute services, GP practices and urgent care services planned for January.
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Lincolnshire services achieve 'baby friendly' accreditation
Health services for pregnant women and new mothers across North and North East Lincolnshire have been awarded "baby friendly" accreditation from UNICEF for promoting breastfeeding.
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Funding urged for weight loss schemes proven 'clinically effective'
More funding should be poured into "under-resourced" NHS weight management programmes, say researchers who found evidence they do work.
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Exclusive: Pilots reveal wide variety of nursing associate training
The first nursing associates are being trained in a myriad of different ways and across varying scopes of practice, an investigation by Nursing Times into the controversial new role reveals.
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Exclusive: 'No evidence so far' of safety risk from nursing associates
Newly qualified nursing associates should be limited in the routes they can administer medication, including controlled drugs, but there is no evidence their introduction will pose a risk to patient safety, according to the academic charged with scrutinising the controversial new role.
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