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

vrijdag 16 februari 2018

Use of ‘rigorous’ hand hygiene practice urged in care homes

Use of 'rigorous' hand hygiene practice urged in care homes
Rigorous hand hygiene-intervention practices can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes, according to findings from a French study.
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Gaps in nurse training on care of learning disability patients
Non-specialist nurses need more training in caring for patients with learning disabilities in order to end the "scandal" of avoidable deaths, a charity has claimed in a new report, which also said two-thirds of health professionals wanted more training in the area.
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New specialist nurse in London for mesothelioma patients
A new thoracic nurse specialist has been appointed in London specifically to support mesothelioma patients, a charity has announced.
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Student nurse inspired to pen poems to combat 'negativity'
A student nurse from the Midlands says she has been inspired by her experiences of training to write poetry about the "beautiful career".
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Nursing staff could soon be wearing 'copper-coated uniforms'
Hospital nurses and health professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, according to researchers.
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RCN consults its members on decriminalising abortion
The Royal College of Nursing is launching a UK-wide survey of its members on the principle of removing criminal sanctions from termination of pregnancy.
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