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dinsdag 8 mei 2018

Learning disability deaths review finds care flaws in 13% of cases

Learning disability deaths review finds care flaws in 13% of cases
An NHS England review of deaths of patients with learning disabilities has revealed that 13% of cases involved serious problems with care, such as treatment delays or abuse.
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Exclusive: Learning disability nurse shortage needs 'real' action
Gaps in services are now appearing due to learning disabilities nursing workforce shortages while the pipeline of new nurses coming into the specialty is also at significant risk, sparking calls for a national campaign specifically focused on it to boost numbers.
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College offers free maths course to nurses lacking qualifications
A college in Lancashire is offering a free course to help nurses and other health professionals brush up on their maths skills.
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NHS specialist community perinatal services to be set up in all England regions
Specialist community perinatal mental health services will be available in every part of the country by April next year, NHS England has said as it confirmed the roll-out of £23 million of funding.
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Specialist community perinatal services to be set up across England
Specialist community perinatal mental health services will be available in every part of the country by April next year, NHS England has said as it confirmed the roll-out of £23m of funding.
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NICE bids to reduce antibiotic use for urinary tract infections
Primary care nurses are being urged to ask about the severity and regularity of urinary tract symptoms before they prescribe antibiotics, under latest draft guidance, which also advises against cranberry juice.
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