Nurses delivering a new immunisation programme protecting against meningitis should encourage parents to give their children paracetamol following the vaccine, due to increased risk of fever.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust’s policy for dealing with bullying and harassment is ‘not fit for purpose’, an independent review has found.
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A nurse working as an immediate care volunteer was first on the scene at the Shoreham air show crash, when a vintage aircraft came down on a nearby road.
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Due to be published in August, the latest NICE guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes have been available for consultation since January.