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zaterdag 30 december 2017

Cold weather alert: Level 3 – Winter preparedness and action

Cold weather alert: Level 3 – Winter preparedness and action
Issued at 09:30am on Wednesday 27 December 2017 There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 0800 on Wednesday 27 Dec and 0900 on Saturday 30 Dec in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. This weather could increase […]
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NHS to consider routine use of 'drunk tanks' to ease pressure on A&Es
NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens today announced that the NHS will decide this year whether "drunk tanks" should routinely be used take pressure off hard-pressed A&E departments and 999 ambulance services during the seasonal holiday period. Supervised areas where revellers who have over-indulged can be checked and even sleep it off if necessary, rather […]
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Chief Nurse delighted the work of nurses and midwives has been recognised in New Year's Honours
England's most senior nurse has congratulated nursing and midwifery staff whose leadership, dedication and hard work have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list. Honours go to nurses and midwives from a range of services and roles including cancer nurse specialists, general practice nurses, a Chief Nurse, Director of Midwifery and a Damehood for […]
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