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NICE sets out proposals for safe staffing in maternity settings

17-Oct-2014

Every woman should have at least one registered midwife present during established labour to ensure a safe experience of birth, according to draft guidelines on staffing in maternity settings.

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Advice issued to nurses on latest NHS cold weather plans

22-Oct-2014

District nurses, GPs and social workers will need support in identifying patients that are vulnerable to cold-related illness and death this winter and making changes to care plans, Public Health England has advised local NHS organisations.

National system of checks for nursing values unveiled

21-Oct-2014

Details of a new system of checks designed to test the values of applicants to nursing courses, and potentially qualified staff applying for new posts, havebeen launched, Nursing Times can reveal.

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Cancer nurse numbers 'reach peak' of more than 3,000

21-Oct-2014

The number of specialist adult cancer nurses in England has reached an all-time high, with more than 3,000 posts in the NHS, newly released figures show.

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Health advice for winter months

Health advice issued to patients ahead of winter months

21-Oct-2014

Households are being urged to look out for their neighbours during the winter months in a bid to cut the death toll caused by cold weather.

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Advice issued to nurses on latest NHS cold weather plans

22-Oct-2014

District nurses, GPs and social workers will need support in identifying patients that are vulnerable to cold-related illness and death this winter and making changes to care plans, Public Health England has advised local NHS organisations.

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Maternity mental health cost fears

Fears over rising cost of treating maternity mental health

20-Oct-2014

The cost of mental health problems among women in pregnancy and shortly after birth runs into billions, a new report has warned.

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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: will the NMC fee rise encourage nurses to leave the profession?

The big question: will the NMC fee rise encourage nurses to leave the profession?

8-Oct-2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Council has said it will monitor the impact of its fee rise on the size of the nursing workforce.

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Does social media paint an inaccurate picture of pregnancy and motherhood?

Does social media paint an inaccurate picture of pregnancy and motherhood?

16-Oct-2014

With celebrities and friends posting happy pregnancy and motherhood pictures all over social media, do mothers feel pressure to feel and behave a certain way?

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