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Haematology Nursing

News and practice for haematology nurse specialists



Hayley Leonard

Blood cancer charity creates new specialist nurse posts

16-Oct-2014

A charity known for its work promoting the bone marrow register has marked a change of policy direction by appointing its first post-transplant specialist nurses.

NICE recommends Gazyvaro not widely used to treat leukaemia

NICE rules against leukaemia drug due to 'uncertainties'

3-Oct-2014

A new leukaemia drug, which has been hailed for offering hope to many patients who previously had nowhere left to turn, should not be used widely in the NHS, health officials have provisionally said.

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Assessing and managing primary hypertension

Assessing and managing primary hypertension Subscription Required

Hypertension is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure; accurate blood pressure measurement is essential for correct diagnosis

Treatment for early onset neonatal sepsis

Treatment for early onset neonatal sepsis Subscription Required

Neonates with suspected early-onset sepsis are often treated aggressively with antibiotics before infection is confirmed. NICE has recommended a gentler approach

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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?

20-Oct-2014

Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

Should donor blood be screened for hepatitis E?

Should donor blood be screened for hepatitis E?

“One in almost every 3,000 blood donors in England could be infected with hepatitis E, according to a new study,” The Times reports.

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