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Nursing news

The latest nursing and healthcare news divided by sector

Nurse first on scene after Shoreham air show disaster

Nurse describes being first on scene after air show crash

24-Aug-2015

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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Agency nurse controls unveiled, but price cap for hourly rates delayed

1-Sep-2015

Price caps on the hourly rate the NHS can pay agency nurses may not take effect until December, after regulators received more than 100 responses to a consultation on the controversial plans.

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Exclusive: School nursing faces public health upheaval

3-Sep-2015

School nursing services across the country face major upheaval, with councils preparing to integrate services following the full transfer of public health commissioning this autumn, an investigation by Nursing Times has found.

Exclusive: Nurse education failing to keep up with new care models

2-Sep-2015

Senior nurses have warned that nursing education is currently failing to ensure practitioners are fit for future models of care, which will require an increasing ability to move between care settings and harness a wider range of skills.

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Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Orthopaedic nurses to use hi-tech electronic monitoring

28-Aug-2015

Nurses at the Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital will be using an electronic monitoring system intended to makes care safer and more efficient.

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Northampton trust told to improve community service quality

27-Aug-2015

A “marked contrast” between the quality of mental health and community services has been identified by inspectors at a trust in the East Midlands.  

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Teen goths ‘more vulnerable’ to depression and self-harm

28-Aug-2015

Young people who adopt the “goth” subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to UK researchers.

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Exclusive: School nursing faces public health upheaval

3-Sep-2015

School nursing services across the country face major upheaval, with councils preparing to integrate services following the full transfer of public health commissioning this autumn, an investigation by Nursing Times has found.

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IBD

Bowel screening project improves learning disability patient referrals

7-Aug-2015

Low bowel cancer screening rates among people with learning disabilities are being tackled by a new programme in Wigan, which aims to improve awareness about the condition.

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Shrewbridge Oakley

'Cancer CNSs are not only cost effective, but also invaluable'

18-Aug-2015

A recent report on cancer care in England suggests patients should have access to a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) to help coordinate their care. The reasons for this are manifest.

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