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vrijdag 8 juni 2018

Referral delays mean some patients not getting timely hospice care

Referral delays mean some patients not getting timely hospice care
Adults with some incurable diseases are not receiving palliative care from hospices early enough during their illness because of the timing of referrals from other services according to researchers.
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Australian academic becomes chief exec of global nurse body
Dr Isabelle Skinner has been appointed as the new chief executive of the International Council of Nurses, the global body has announced.
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Exclusive: Safe staffing must embrace new roles, says leading nurse
The UK's most widely-used safe staffing tool will need to evolve to take into account different types of nursing role, according to one of its architects, who says the profession must embrace the opportunities provided by new job titles and routes into nursing.
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New RCN survey will seek to prove worth of public health nurses
The Royal College of Nursing is urging school nurses and health visitors to complete a survey to help it highlight their importance for children and young people's public health.
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Guidance for care of ex-service men and women in nursing homes
New guidance has been published with the aim of helping care homes provide better support for the hundreds of thousands of ex-service men and women living in nursing homes in the UK.
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GMB union members 'overwhelmingly reject' NHS pay offer
The GMB union, which represents many ambulance workers, has announced that its health service members had "overwhelmingly rejected" the current NHS pay offer.
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