We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

woensdag 3 januari 2018

CNO appeals to public over cost of missed appointments

CNO appeals to public over cost of missed appointments
The chief nursing officer for England has issued an appeal to the public to cancel appointments they no longer need in order to get a grip on the rising number of those missed each year.
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Leading nurses and midwives made dames in 2018 honours list
Nearly 20 members of the nursing and midwifery professions have been recognised for their achievements in the 2018 new year's honours list, including three new dames.
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NHS leaders turn screw with threat of ban on sugary drinks
NHS organisations have been warned that the sale of sugary drinks will be banned in future if they continue to ignore current efforts to reduce sales on a voluntary basis.
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RCN leaders tell activists 'now is not the time for strike ballot'
Royal College of Nursing leaders have told union activists that they believe they are "making headway" in efforts to boost nurse pay and that "now is not the time" to ballot over strike action.
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Deferment of non-urgent patients extended to end of January
Nurses and doctors have been told that non-urgent inpatient elective care in England should be deferred until the end of the month, in an extension of measures to cope with winter pressures.
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History of learning disability nursing focus of 'unique' study
The development of learning disability nursing in England and Ireland over the past 30 years is to be explored in a new project looking at the sustainability of the workforce.
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