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vrijdag 9 februari 2018

Nurses who started Parkinson’s dementia clinic win award

Nurses who started Parkinson's dementia clinic win award
A pair of specialist nurses have been recognised with an award for their involvement in setting up a specialist clinic for patients with both Parkinson's disease and dementia.
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Emergency training scheme for nurses in remote Scottish areas
Nurses and other health professionals in rural areas of Scotland are to gain access to a wider range of emergency training, thanks to a scheme drawing on developments in remote learning technology.
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Audit finds 'marked variability' in NHS fracture liaison services
More patients that have experienced a "fragility" fracture need access to secondary prevention through services driven by specialist fracture liaison nurses, according to a new audit.
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Regulation of advanced nurses would be 'unwieldy,' says RCN leader
The head of the Royal College of Nursing has questioned whether the formal regulation of nurses working at an advanced level is necessary, stating that a professional body is better suited to setting standards for the role.
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NICE backs PET-CT scanning for diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
Patients should be offered early scans to improve the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and to avoid unnecessary surgery, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
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Cancer charity to open information and support centre at trust
A new information and support service is being launched next week to provide assistance to anyone affected by cancer in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.
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