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vrijdag 13 juli 2018

New guidelines for trusts on 'learning from patient deaths'

New guidelines for trusts on 'learning from patient deaths'
New NHS guidelines for England have called for bereaved families and carers to be given a "clear, honest, compassionate and sensitive response" after the death of a loved one.
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No 'overall risk' of womb or breast cancer after fertility treatment
There are no overall increases in the risk of womb cancer or invasive breast cancer after assisted reproduction, according to a study of over 250,000 British women.
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Longer shifts increase risk of sick days for nurses and HCAs
Researchers have called for the routine implementation of 12-hour shifts to be avoided after they found long shift patterns lead to a higher risk of sickness absence for hospital nurses and healthcare assistants.
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Pioneering art project to help mental health patients in A&E
An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.
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ANPs should have equality with junior docs, says medical body
Advanced nurse practitioners should have an equal role in giving basic medical care as junior doctors, according to safe staffing guidance from the professional standards body for hospital doctors.
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Non-NHS nurses on Agenda for Change to also get pay rise
The government is extending the new pay deal to nursing staff who are on the Agenda for Change contract and work in organisations that provide service the NHS but that are not actually part of it.
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