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

donderdag 8 februari 2018

GP practices urged to order new flu vaccine for next winter

GP practices urged to order new flu vaccine for next winter
GP surgeries in England have been told to order a new adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTIV) to ensure the most vulnerable get "gold standard" protection against influenza next winter.
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Dementia care improved by just 'one hour of talking a week'
Increasing the amount of social interaction for people with dementia in care homes to just one hour a week improves quality of life, when combined with personalised care, according to a UK study.
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Donation from wound up care provider to pay for nurse posts
Dementia UK, the charity providing specialist dementia support via its Admiral nursing service, has received an "unexpected" donation that it says it will use to fund 16 more specialist nurse posts.
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Nurse leaders 'concerned' at fall in student nurses applications
Senior nurses in England are concerned about certain regions of the country where universities are "really struggling" to attract enough applicants to nurse training, including parts of London that are "on the edge".
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One in five nurses in care sector on 'zero hours' contracts
Nearly one in five nurses working in adult social care are on so-called "zero hours" contracts, reveals a report by auditors that lays bare the worrying extent of nursing staff shortages across the sector.
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News round-up: Catch-up on January's top nursing stories
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during January 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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