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Nurses advised to check indemnity cover in wake of new law

21-Jul-2014

Practice nurses and registrants working in the independent sector have been urged to check their insurance arrangements to make sure they are covered in case something goes wrong.

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Shape of Caring Review

'We want to see that our caring workforce has the right skills'

23-Jul-2014

With another healthcare review under way, Shaun Lintern talks to its chair Lord Willis to find out its aims and clarify how it will differ from others recently carried out.

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Nurse education and training review launches bid for evidence

23-Jul-2014

Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.

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Burton should remain in 'special measures', says CQC

23-Jul-2014

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust still requires improvement and should remain in special measures, according to the Care Quality Commission’s chief inspector of hospitals.

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Shape of Caring Review

Nurse education and training review launches bid for evidence

23-Jul-2014

Lord Willis, chair of a major new review into nursing education and training, is to embark on a tour of the country to gather evidence.

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Mobile station to assess pacemakers

Mobile station allows remote assessment of pacemakers

22-Jul-2014

Heart patients in the UK have become the first in the world to use a new mobile station to assess their pacemakers without the need for a nurse, doctor or visit to hospital.

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UK scientists hail 'breakthrough' in schizophrenia genes discovery

22-Jul-2014

Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in research into schizophrenia that could “open a window” to finding new treatments for the disease.

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School nurse numbers set to increase in Northamptonshire

17-Jul-2014

A new focus on school nursing in Northamptonshire is set to see the number of school nurses increase over the next five years, according to local councillors.

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'Passport' aims to help autistic patients communicate with nurses

17-Jul-2014

An autism “passport” has been launched by a national charity to help nurses and other staff care for hospital patients with learning disabilities.

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The big question: should NHS staff pay to park at work?

The big question: should NHS staff pay to park at work?

10-Jul-2014

A healthcare assistant has set up a petition calling for free parking for NHS staff.

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'Find out what makes your patient live and then do your darnedest to make it happen'

'Find out what makes your patient live and then do your darnedest to make it happen'

18-Jul-2014

Seeing her uncle’s grief lessen when he was around his great grandchildren, helped Heather realise the healing benefits of giving patients a role to live for

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