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

vrijdag 6 april 2018

Community nursing review launched to tackle training shortfalls

Community nursing review launched to tackle training shortfalls
The national workforce planning body Health Education England has begun a review of community nursing training, following problems filling places on programmes in recent years.
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Most COPD cases 'linked to childhood risk factors like asthma'
Most cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be linked to factors in childhood, according to a major new study, which highlights the need for early intervention and prevention.
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Curb on unhealthy food sales has 'cut NHS calories by 600 million'
The number of calories being consumed by hospital staff and visitors has been slashed over the last year but admissions related to obesity have spiked by nearly 20%.
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Call for people with dementia to have GPS trackers 'to save lives'
Dementia patients should have location finding devices – like GPS trackers – so that family carers and the police can locate the person in an emergency if they get lost, according to researchers.
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Nurse with cancer smashes fundraising target for non-NHS drug
A specialist nurse with cancer from Devon has raised nearly £100,000 through public donations to fund a drug not currently available on the NHS.
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National CPD budget set to initially remain frozen by HEE in 2018
Health Education England intends to freeze its national budget for continuing professional development training for nurses, despite its recent commitment to MPs that funding cuts would be reversed.
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