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

maandag 26 maart 2018

New European restrictions on use of epilepsy drug sodium valproate

New European restrictions on use of epilepsy drug sodium valproate
The controversial epilepsy drug sodium valproate must no longer be used in any woman or girl able to have children unless she has a pregnancy prevention programme in place, under new rules.
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Nurses helping children to live with their 'chronic pain monsters'
Specialist nurses in the Midlands have adopted a creative and unique approach to helping young patients cope with chronic pain via the use of arts and crafts.
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Maternity lead warns NHS 'simply does not have enough midwives'
Sarah-Jane Marsh, chair of the maternity transformation programme at NHS England, said earlier this week that the country currently lacked "sufficient midwives for the job".
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NMC reverses plan not to set standards for new student assessors
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on its proposal to not set any competency standards for nurses and midwives who will assess students on practice placements.
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Universities given more time to update nursing courses by NMC
Universities have been given more time by the regulator to introduce revised pre-registration nursing courses in line with new education standards.
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NMC plans to press ahead with lifting cap on simulation training
Restrictions are set to be lifted on the quantity of simulation activities that universities can use, despite previous opposition to plans to remove a cap on the number of hours that students spent on this form of learning.
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