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vrijdag 20 oktober 2017

Trust strengthens midwifery leadership in wake of ‘tragic case’

Trust strengthens midwifery leadership in wake of 'tragic case'
One of the largest trusts in the country has strengthened leadership in maternity in response to the death of a baby whose parents claim a series of errors by midwives were to blame for the "completely avoidable" tragedy, it has told Nursing Times.
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Nurses told to use A&E checklist to 'ensure safety over winter'
The regulator NHS Improvement has today launched a patient safety checklist for accident and emergency departments that is designed to improve efficiency and outcomes this winter.
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Seacole statue shortlisted for public sculpture award
The statue of Victorian nursing pioneer Mary Seacole, the first to a named black woman in the UK, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
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Nurses deliver 'scrap the cap' pay petition to Downing Street
Frontline nursing staff today handed a petition of 67,000 names to Downing Street, urging the government to scrap the cap on public sector pay.
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Patient died after being discharged with pencil inside them
An inquest is to be held next month after a Hampshire hospital discharged a patient, despite staff knowing he had a 17cm object inside him that turned out to be a pencil that subsequently killed him.
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Struggling mental health trust appoints interim nursing director
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has announced that it has appointed Dawn Collins as its interim director of nursing, quality and patient safety.
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