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

woensdag 9 mei 2018

Better continuity of care for pregnant women in NW London

Better continuity of care for pregnant women in NW London
Women across North West London are being allocated one dedicated midwife as part of a new way of working designed to improve continuity of care.
Read more

Care home nurse hopes to roll-out falls learning across provider
A drop in falls has been observed at a care home on the South Coast, following the completion of an academic programme by one of its senior nurses.
Read more

Grip strength 'easy way' of screening for long-term disease risk
Measuring the strength of someone's grip could be a cheap, easy and effective way of identifying people at high risk of a wide range of diseases including heart problems and cancer, a study suggests.
Read more

Exclusive: 'Critical time' for nurse workforce, warns RCN leader
Nursing workforce shortages remain the "biggest issue" for the profession right now, with the risk of another situation like that at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust having never gone away, the leader of the Royal College of Nursing has warned.
Read more

Cochrane review backs safety of HPV vaccine in wake of claims
Experts who carried out a review of research on the human papillomavirus vaccine have hit out at "unjustified claims" that it can harm women for fear these could prevent them taking up the jab.
Read more

MPs to vote on scrapping bursary for postgrad nursing students
The government will face a vote in the House of Commons later today on its plans to extend the scrapping of the bursary for student nurses in England to postgraduates as well.
Read more