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vrijdag 23 juni 2017

NMC ‘supportive’ of national guidance on CPR decisions

NMC 'supportive' of national guidance on CPR decisions
The nursing regulator has attempted to clarify its position on decisions to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in the wake of several hearings involving nurses.
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Regulator adds mental health experts to nursing team
The regulator NHS Improvement has appointed four experts to help it with its work to improve nursing in the mental health sector.
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Call for nurse views on Parkinson's and mental health
A group of MPs and peers with an interest in Parkinson's disease are calling on nurses to help inform an investigation into mental health issues linked to the long-term condition.
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Nurse shortage sparks 'new approach' to dementia care
A trust is introducing what it is calling a "new approach" to dementia assessment and treatment for patients in response to continued difficulties in recruiting registered mental health nurses.
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HPV tests lead to earlier detection of cervical pre-cancer
Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical pre-cancer, according to UK researchers.
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Third of community hospitals miss nurse staffing targets
Nearly a third of NHS trusts running community hospitals have not met their targets for nurse staffing levels on wards for the past two years, according to latest analysis of workforce data.
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