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woensdag 25 april 2018

New nursing school opens with pre-registration course

New nursing school opens with pre-registration course
A new school of nursing based in Doncaster has been opened this week by BPP University, following the launch of undergraduate nurse training for the first time by the private higher education provider last year.
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Major COPD trial appears to back 'triple therapy' approach
One inhaler containing three drugs used once a day appears to be superior than existing dual therapy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a major trial.
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Early varicose vein treatment best for faster ulcer healing
Treating venous leg ulcers by taking swift action to destroy or close faulty veins can significantly improve the chances of healing, according to a new study.
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Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to pneumonia
Proton-pump inhibitors, commonly used to neutralise stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers, are linked to an increased risk of pneumonia in older patients, warn researchers.
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Renewed drive to stop 'over-medication' for learning disabilities
Nurses and other health professionals are being urged to sign a national pledge to prevent the over-medication of people with autism and learning disabilities.
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Drop in EU nurses continues, driving NMC register decline
The number of nurses and midwives registered to practise in the UK continues to be lower than the same point a year ago, largely due to a further "considerable" decline in European staff, reveal new figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
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