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donderdag 27 september 2018

A&E nurse invents transfer board with a built in weighing scale

A&E nurse invents transfer board with a built in weighing scale
A nurse who has invented a new weighing scale for immobile patients believes it could save lives by ensuring they get vital drugs more quickly on admission to hospital.
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Call for global nurse campaigns to promote stronger image
Nursing campaigns featuring smiling staff holding cut out hearts are undermining the way society views nurses, a veteran US health journalist and writer has warned.
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Nurse to run New York marathon to raise funds for hospital
Gareth Burns is to combine his passion for running and healthcare by taking part in the New York Marathon to raise £2,500 for Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
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Trainee nursing associates may not have supernumerary status
Concern has been raised about the newly approved training arrangements for nursing associates that allow host organisations to choose whether to include the students in their safe staffing quota.
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Hospital curtains may harbour dangerous pathogens
Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to a small study from Canada.
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Senior nurse vows to fight for CPD improvements in new NHS plan
The most senior nurse at the regulator NHS Improvement has vowed to fight for better training opportunities for qualified nurses to enhance their skills.
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