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donderdag 5 juli 2018

Call for consultants’ bonus scheme to be opened up to nursing staff

Call for consultants' bonus scheme to be opened up to nursing staff
Ministers should reform pay awards for clinical excellence – currently reserved for consultants – and open them up to nurses and other healthcare staff, according to a report.
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Nurses share memories 62 years after training at Guy's Hospital
A group of nurses who trained at Guy's Hospital 62 years ago have been sharing their memories of strict matrons, daily uniform checks and exacting standards as part of celebrations to mark the NHS turning 70.
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News round-up: Catch-up on June's top nursing stories
Miss any of the news affecting the profession during June 2018? Catch up with our summary of the main nursing headlines.
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Cheshire baby murder suspect revealed as nurse Lucy Letby
The woman held on suspicion of murdering eight babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital has been identified as 28-year-old children's nurse Lucy Letby.
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Immune system research offers hope of speedier sepsis diagnosis
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body's immune response.
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How has nursing changed since the birth of the NHS in 1948?
Widespread shortages of nursing staff, chronic underfunding and an over-burdened health system struggling to cope – welcome to the new National Health Service in 1948.
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