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What you need to know about the NHS five year plan

23-Oct-2014

Nursing Times focuses on the key points in the Five Year Forward View report and how they may affect nurses and midwives.

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Fresh strike date announced by unions in NHS pay dispute

31-Oct-2014

The NHS is to face a second day of strike action, as unions continue their dispute with the government over health service pay.

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Science minister highlights importance of UK nurse research

31-Oct-2014

A government minister has acknowledged the importance of clinical research nurses in making the UK a worldwide leader in healthcare innovation.

Study sheds light on why scratching worsens itch

Study sheds light on why scratching worsens itch

31-Oct-2014

Scratching triggers the release of a nerve chemical that intensifies the itch sensation, scientists have discovered.

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Staff suspended at Guernsey maternity service after 'damning' reports

Guernsey maternity staff suspended after 'damning' reports

30-Oct-2014

A damning report on maternity services in Guernsey has raised serious concerns over the quality of care and supervision of pregnant women.

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Three more trusts achieve foundation trust status

31-Oct-2014

Monitor has authorised three more trusts to become foundation trusts, including the first to achieve the status in the community sector, at its board meeting this week.

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Hallowe'en costumes 'demonise' mental illness, minister warns conference

Halloween costumes 'demonise' mental illness, warns minister

31-Oct-2014

Halloween costumes can become a “dangerous” culture that brands the mentally ill as “psychos or schizos or freaks”, a government minister will warn.

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'Nurses are pivotal to staff flu vaccinations being the norm'

22-Oct-2014

The innovative Flu Fighter campaign has helped increasing numbers of NHS staff to get vaccinated against flu for three consecutive years, thanks to huge help from local staff - and it’s back again this season.

The big question: should district and practice nursing teams be merged?

The big question: should district and practice nursing teams be merged?

30-Oct-2014

Leading health professionals have said that merging district and practice nursing teams is an almost inevitable consequence of moves to improve community health services.

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'Consider what you can do to reduce incidences of pressure ulcers'

30-Oct-2014

November 2014 is the first ever ‘Stop the Pressure’ month.

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