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vrijdag 19 januari 2018

Exclusive: Trust to roll out self-managed community nursing teams

Exclusive: Trust to roll out self-managed community nursing teams
A new model of community nursing inspired by an approach to district nursing used in the Netherlands is expected to be fully adopted by trust in Cheshire following a successful trial.
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Patient reminders 'effective' at boosting vaccination uptake
Reminding patients when their vaccinations are due or overdue increases the number of people being immunised, according to a Cochrane review led by nurse researchers.
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Chronic conditions driving A&E visits 'not lack of primary care'
Rising accident and emergency attendance rates are being driven by long-term health conditions, rather than a perceived lack of GP provision, according to East London researchers.
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Gestational diabetes 'increases risk' of conditions in women
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease in the future, according to researchers.
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Career progress 'Fitbit' launched in bid to retain London's nurses
A free digital tool designed to help nurses progress in their careers has been launched in London along with voluntary standards for preceptorships, as part of efforts to keep the capital's nursing staff in the profession.
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UK now in grip of 'most significant' flu season for seven years
Seasonal influenza levels have continued to rise in the last week across the UK, according to Public Health England, with the country now experiencing the most significant flu season since 2010-11.
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