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vrijdag 24 februari 2017

Union warns against ‘backsliding’ on health visitor care

Union warns against 'backsliding' on health visitor care
There must be no reduction in the number of mandatory visits that babies and their families in England should expect from their health visitor, the union representing the specialism has warned.
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Top nurse academic warns Francis lessons being 'forgotten'
A leading nurse staffing expert has warned that the "lessons of Francis" are starting to be "forgotten", due to NHS trusts increasingly being expected to focus on finances over safe nurse staffing levels.
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Weight loss drug could ward off diabetes in at-risk patients
A weight loss drug that works by suppressing appetite can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80% in patients deemed at-risk of developing the condition, suggest latest study results.
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Cheshire nurse steps into the boxing ring for charity
A nurse from Crewe is swapping the ward for the boxing ring in a bid to raise money for her local hospital and mental health trust.
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Exclusive: Coroner warns of tissue viability nurse shortage
A senior coroner has voiced serious concerns about a lack of tissue viability nurses in Bedfordshire, after investigating the death of an elderly woman who died from sepsis caused by infected pressure ulcers.
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Exclusive: Trust creates 'nursing senate' to boost staff voice
The largest NHS trust in England is inviting nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to join a "clinical senate", as part of efforts to ensure they "a voice to be reckoned with" in the planning and delivery of services.
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