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maandag 12 maart 2018

First mesothelioma nurse to focus on armed forces patients

First mesothelioma nurse to focus on armed forces patients
Helen Wilkes has been appointed as the first mesothelioma nurse specialist in the UK to focus on helping armed forces personnel and veterans affected by the cancer related to asbestos exposure.
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Varying lung cancer treatment 'cutting short hundreds of lives'
Differences approaches take by clinical teams to the active treatment of lung cancer across England may be cutting short the lives of hundreds of patients with the disease every year, warn researchers.
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Cardiovascular factors may up risk of severe urge incontinence
Patients with cardiovascular risk factors are more likely to also experience urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), according to UK researchers.
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Funding for whistleblowing guardians 'to extend into primary care'
GPs are set to be the latest group of employers to appoint whistleblowing guardians due to a funding boost by NHS England to expand the speaking up programme.
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Exclusive: CNO warns against too much negativity about nursing
The chief nursing officer for England has stressed the need to share more positive stories of nursing to help tackle falling rates of applications to university training and to keep more staff in the profession.
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Chancellor seeking NHS nurse pay deal that is 'fair to taxpayers'
Chancellor Philip Hammond has reiterated that the 1% cap on public sector pay rises has been scrapped but said he wanted to see any new deal "tackle" some the health service's challenges.
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