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maandag 5 maart 2018

Safety improvements still needed at Tyneside hospital

Safety improvements still needed at Tyneside hospital
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust has been told it still requires improvement, including on nurse staffing levels and training, after the Care Quality Commission inspected its core acute services and mental health services.
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Call for diabetes to be divided into five types not just two
Adult-onset diabetes cases should be classified into five different types, rather than just type 1 or 2, according to researchers from Scandinavia.
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Nurses thanked for 'going extra mile' in adverse weather conditions
Nurses across the UK have been praised for their work during the severe weather conditions this week that have threatened to thwart patient care.
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'Futile' change to Birmingham school nursing service by council
School nursing services in Birmingham are only to be targeted at communities in the city that need them the most, under wider local council plans aimed at making £123m of annual savings by 2022.
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Sedative may prevent delirium in intensive care patients
A low dose of the sedative dexmedetomidine given at night may prevent delirium in critically ill patients, according to Canadian researchers.
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Hollywood film inspires new scheme to retain newly qualified nurses
Experienced nurses nearing retirement are being employed full-time to help support and mentor newly qualified staff, under a pilot scheme intended to boost retention rates at a hospital trust on the London and Essex border.
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